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San Juan County in New Mexico.
(Photo courtesy of Kent Kanouse)
case: Victory November 12, 2010

Challenging The Desert Rock Coal Plant

Desert Rock Energy Facility, a 1,500-megawatt coal-fired power plant on Navajo land in San Juan County, New Mexico, would have become the nation’s sixth largest emitter of carbon dioxide. The facility would dump another 12.7 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year and raise ozone levels in an area that is already…

Press Release: Victory September 25, 2009

EPA Remands Permit for Desert Rock Coal Power Plant

Deficiencies cited in Environmental Protection Agency oversight

Press Release August 14, 2008

Groups Challenge EPA Over Desert Rock Air Permit

Approval of coal plant threatens public health, air quality, climate

Press Release October 4, 2007

Desert Rock Air Permit Fails Global Warming Test

EPA urged to reject coal plant permit because of extreme air pollutants