Arizona coal communities could get federal aid for closure of Navajo mine, power plant

AZ Central: Communities hurt by the pending closure of the Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta Mine could apply for federal aid under a bill introduced by Rep. Tom O'Halleran on Thursday.

The Democrat from Arizona's 1st Congressional District said the aim of the ‘‘Providing Recovery Opportunities & Mitigating Industry’s Shifting Economics," or PROMISE Act, is to help those communities transition to new industries.

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