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Mine Workers Ask PRC to Support Carbon Capture Plan, PNM’s San Juan Generating Station Abandonment

  • Sep 29, 2022
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Farmington Daily Times

FARMINGTON — The group of mine workers, dressed in gray shirts with yellow or orange reflective stripes, stood out in the crowd gathered at San Juan College for the Public Regulation Commission’s hearing about the San Juan Generating Station.

These workers asked the PRC to accept Public Service Company of New Mexico’s application to abandon — or cease operating — the San Juan Generating Station and allow Enchant Energy to take over operations and retrofit the plant with carbon capture technology.

The PRC visited San Juan College on Jan. 6 to hear comments from the community that will see the most impacts if San Juan Generating Station closes in 2022.

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