Coal…again. This time on the Navajo Nation.

For the past few months I’ve been researching a big story on the future of the coal industry on the Navajo Nation. That story isn’t coming out until March-ish, but I wanted to write about something important that happened recently–the Navajo Nation bought a coal mine. There’s a pretty broad range of opinions on this decision, not surprisingly. Some people say it’s a huge step forward for tribal energy independence. Other say it’s a bad business move. Read more here.

Young protester outside the Navajo Nation council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz.

Young protester outside the Navajo Nation council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz.

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