SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Barring an 11th-hour miracle, the largest coal-fired power plant in the Western U.S., the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), will close at the end of 2019, a victim of the changing economics of the power industry. The story has been playing out across the nation for years: tougher environmental regulation coupled with abundant, low-cost natural gas-fired generation, are forcing the premature closure of coal-fired generation.
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