Navajo Energy Co. Urges Nixing Of Mine, Plant Suit

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 6:10 PM EST) -- A Navajo Nation-owned company that operates a coal mine on the tribe's land continued to urge an Arizona federal court on Wednesday to nix a lawsuit in which a handful of groups claim the federal government flouted environmental laws by approving continued, expanded operations of the mine and an adjacent power plant.

Navajo Transitional Energy Co. LLC has intervened in and asked to dismiss a dispute in which Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment and others allege the government's decision to approve a 25-year extension on...
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