Coal http://kunm.org en Navajo Nation Explores Future Of Coal http://kunm.org/post/navajo-nation-explores-future-coal <p>The Navajo Nation says the only financially viable future for its coal supply may be in clean coal technologies, and overseas exports.</p><p>KUNM's Tristan Ahtone reports the Nation is taking preliminary steps to find a future for its coal resources in light of tough, domestic regulations.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 22:01:12 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 29385 at http://kunm.org Navajo Nation Explores Future Of Coal EPA grants stay in NM emissions case http://kunm.org/post/epa-grants-stay-nm-emissions-case <p>On Monday, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency agreed with Republican Gov. Susana Martinez that an alternative to dealing with haze-causing pollution at a New Mexico power plant should be worked out among stakeholders.</p><p>EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said in a letter sent to the governor that such an alternative would be in the environmental and economic best interests of the state.</p><p>Jackson signed a 90-day stay so the parties can evaluate alternatives for the San Juan Generating Station in northwestern New Mexico.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:32:16 +0000 Laura Paskus & Susan Montoya Bryan, The Associated Press 15101 at http://kunm.org EPA grants stay in NM emissions case Navajo and Hopi Tribes Discuss Future of Coal http://kunm.org/post/navajo-and-hopi-tribes-discuss-future-coal <p>Whichever direction that fight goes, some are seeing the writing on the wall. For decades the Navajo and Hopi Tribes have relied on the coal industry as their economic base. As Laural Morales reports from the <a href="http://fronterasdesk.org">Fronteras Changing America Des</a>k, tribal leaders from the Four Corners region joined with academics and political leaders in Flagstaff last week to come up with alternative economic resources.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 18:30:46 +0000 3741 at http://kunm.org Navajo and Hopi Tribes Discuss Future of Coal