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The Navajo Generating Station uses coal to produce electricity. Because of recently declining prices of natural gas, the station is facing an uncertain future. Adobe stock

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In comparing the 1969 NGS Lease Agreement to today’s proposed Replacement Lease Agreement ...

June 27, 2017
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After several months of thorough, good-faith negotiations, a replacement lease that would keep the Navajo Generating Station operating through the end of 2019 is now in the hands of the Navajo Nation Council for consideration and, hopefully, final approval.

June 13, 2017
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I enjoy reading stories about the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) and the coal industry because coal provides a good paycheck for thousands of rural Americans. Coal is also the United States’ most abundant and affordable form of energy.

May 30, 2017
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Today a deal was voted on in a closed meeting by utility Salt River Project (SRP)expected to continue operations at Navajo Generating Station (NGS), the largest coal-burning power plant in the West, for another two years.

May 23, 2017
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Talks continue on future of Navajo Generating Station
Navajo Nation, Salt River Project hopeful for NGS lease renewal through 2019

Officials from the Navajo Nation and the Salt River Project (SRP) report that negotiations for a replacement lease that would allow the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) to continue operating through the end of 2019 have been productive and that considerable progress has been made.

By Navajo-Hopi Observer May 9, 2017
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Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez addressed employees of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) March 4 at the LeChee Chapter House in Page, Arizona.

By Katherine Locke March 7, 2017
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Despite pledges to look for alternatives, closing the Navajo Generating Station in Page could devastate the local economy, where hundreds of jobs rely on the plant and affiliated coal mine and where experts see few, if any, workable solutions.

By Arren Kimbel Sannit, Cronkite News February 28, 2017
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The owners of the Navajo Generating Station in Page voted Feb. 13 to keep the plant operating until its lease ends in December 2019, pending agreement with the Navajo Nation on reclamation of the site.

By Joseph Guzman, Cronkite News February 21, 2017
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Update: NGS owners say plant will close in 2019
Closing date hinges on agreement with Navajo Nation on reclamation of site

Update: Navajo Generating Station to close in 2019, plant owners say. Look for updates in next week's NHO.

By Joseph Guzman, Cronkite News February 14, 2017