TITLE

Worlds converge in energy's shadow

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;8/7/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents photographs that document a day in the life of Navajos who live near the Four Corners Power Plant. The power plant is just a mile away from the home of Alice Benally, a Navajo living at the Navajo Reservation. The Navajo Reservation is located above the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico and less than a mile away from the Four Corners Power Plant. But it was only in December 2005 that Alice Benally and some residents finally had electricity. It took two years to build the power infrastructure for the community and still, over one-third of the homes in the reservation lack power.
ACCESSION #
21973806

 

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