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Chaco Valley Energy, a BHP Billiton subsidiary, submitted a permit application in March 2004 to build a power plant if the Sithe proposal at Desert Rock was not successful. BHP Billiton operates coal mines in New Mexico on and near Navajo lands.
Sponsor: Chaco Valley Energy
Capacity: 550 MW
Projected in service:
Status: On hold indefinitely
- Air Quality and Clean Energy Program, Grand Canyon Trust, undated, accessed January 2008.
- New Mexico Coal, BHP Billiton corporate website, accessed January 2008.
- “The Coal Rush: National Power Plant Frenzy Comes to Four Corners", desert-rock-blog.com, September 6, 2007.
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