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BIA holds hearings on reservation power plant

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is holding another round of public meetings on a proposed coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation.

The 1,500-megawatt plant would be located near the Burnham Chapter, 30 miles southwest of Farmington, New Mexico. The chapter has voted against the proposal.

Hearings are being held at the Burnham Chapter House, the Sanostee Chapter House, the Shiprock High School and at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Prior hearings were held in Farmington and far-away cities in Arizona.

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BIA holds proposed power plant meetings (The Farmington Daily Times 3/29)

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