Navajo chapter endorses tribe’s purchase of mine

September 22, 2013 • State News

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Upper Fruitland Chapter members recently passed a resolution in support of the Navajo Nation purchasing Navajo Mine, becoming the first chapter near the controversial mine’s operation to voice an opinion.

The Daily Times reports ( that residents at a chapter meeting last week voted in favor of supporting the Navajo Transitional Energy Company LLC becoming owners of the mine.

The tribe is continuing to examine whether or not to purchase the mine, which supplies coal to the Four Corners Power Plant via its owners, BHP Billiton New Login to read more

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