Navajo leaders are scheduled to meet with energy experts to discuss alternatives to coal-heated homes.
The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/RMUGOw) that the meeting during a day-long conference at Dine (dih-NAY') College Monday will feature presentations by professors and analysts from around the country.
The conference is part of the Shiprock In-Home Stove Coal Use Project, which is funded by a $45,000 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant. Speakers will include members of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Navajo Nation EPA, and Navajo Tribal Utility Authority.
Also speaking will be scholars from various universities invested in new and developing energy alternatives.