Environment Arizona
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Cronkite News Service
By
Salvador Rodriguez

WASHINGTON – Arizona was the 18th-biggest producer of greenhouse gases among states, and one of its power plants was 13th for greenhouse-gas emissions of more than 6,700 facilities in the country, according to a new government database.

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“The Navajo Generating Station is … one of the most polluting and dirtiest coal-powered power plants in the entire country, which also causes a regional haze around the Grand Canyon as well as global warming,” said Bret Fanshaw of the advocacy organization Environment Arizona.