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Filed Under: Canada | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline protest draws big crowd (07/30)
A massive, new spill from a bitumen pipeline in the tar-sands oil fields of Alberta, Canada’s Athabascan territory fueled a series of pipeline protests by Native Americans and allies across South Dakota.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tribal leaders scale back plans to regulate energy development (07/29)
The West Segment of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota has seen a huge increase in oil drilling.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge upset with delay in drilling dispute affecting sacred land (07/29)
An energy company has been waiting more than 30 years to start development in an area sacred to the Blackfeet Nation of Montana.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Crow Tribe and Lummi Nation at odds over big coal project (07/21)
The Crows wants to develop their coal resources but a tribe nearly a thousand miles away is posing hurdles to the project.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Appeals court sides with Pit River Tribe in sacred site dispute (07/21)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has once again revived a challenge to a proposed geothermal plant near sacred Medicine Lake.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribes denied voice in Keystone hearings (07/20)
Tribal leaders and allies demanded more input on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline permit application, announcing a Four Directions Resistance Ride, March and Rally to precede final evidentiary hearings.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Law
North Dakota tribe starts drilling its own wells on reservation (07/15)
The tribe will be able to earn more revenues from the wells operated by Missouri River Resources.

Filed Under: Education | Environment | National
Native Sun News: Lakota man brings solar power to the people (07/14)
Access to solar power became dreams closer to every family’s reality in late June with the announcement of free skills training sessions in renewable energy installations provided by Lakota Solar Enterprises and Dakota Rural Action.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Blackfeet Nation reiterates opposition to drilling on sacred land (07/10)
The tribe was in talks with an energy development company in hopes of preventing development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
House adds sacred sites amendment to Interior appropriations bill (07/08)
No one spoke in opposition to a provision that seeks to strengthen an executive order issued by then-president Bill Clinton in 1996.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes fight another pipeline through Great Plains (07/07)
Anticipated destruction of natural resources, sacred sites, and family farm economy is triggering tribal governments, their enrollees, Native American non-profits, their allies, and rural people to defy the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Editorial: Osage Nation loses out with energy development rules (07/06)
Tribal shareholders are paid a percentage of the revenue from oil and gas production on the county’s 1.4 million acres.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Rosebud Sioux Tribe won't give up on wind energy despite delays (07/03)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs took so long to make a decision that the tribe's business agreements expired.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
North Dakota tribal group asserts authority over development (06/26)
The West Segment Regulatory Commission intends to conduct background checks and drug testing of energy company employees.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Blackfeet Nation to honor Sen. Tester for sacred site support (06/25)
The tribe is trying to protect the Badger-Two Medicine Area from energy development.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
White Earth Nation invokes treaty in attempt to block oil pipeline (06/24)
The $2.6 billion Sandpiper project passes through lands protected by treaties signed in the 1800s.

Filed Under: Education | Health | Law | National | Politics
White House threatens veto of funding bill for Indian programs (06/24)
The House is scheduled to take up the fiscal year 2016 Interior appropriations bill on Thursday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jay Daniels: Energy mismanagement at BIA isn't anything new (06/23)
After more than 118 years, we are still experiencing problems and difficulties in oil and gas development on Indian land.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Southern Ute Tribe loses bid to stop fracking rule on reservation (06/23)
A federal judge denied a motion for a temporary restraining order but will proceed to the merits of the case.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Southern Ute Tribe sues to block fracking rule on reservation (06/22)
The rule is set to go into effect on Wednesday but could be blocked by court action of Congress.

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