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Meeting held on Navajo Nation water settlement


An open meeting was held on the proposed Navajo Nation water settlement.

The deal would provide finality to the tribe's rights on the San Juan River. The tribe would receive $900 million in public works projects, including a pipeline from the Four Corners to Gallup.

The state of New Mexico and the federal government are parties to the settlement, which requires Congressional approval.

Get the Story:
Navajo Nation Vice President says water settlement beneficial to Navajo people (The Farmington Daily Times 7/29)

Relevant Links:
Navajo Nation - http://www.navajo.org

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