"We believe from Dine CARE that BHP is wanting to dump this mine on the unsuspecting Navajo Nation, because this is the first time in 50 years there will be an environmental assessment of everything," she said. "They're afraid, and they want to dump it before that comes up."Craig Moyer, whose law firm was hired by the Navajo Nation to study the potential purchase of the mine, said the facilities at the Navajo Mine are old but well maintained. He sought to assure lawmakers that coal would remain a viable source of energy, though its use would eventually decline.
Navajo Nation Forms Company To Run NM Coal Mine
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