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Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Lummi Nation told Crow Tribe about impacts of coal terminal (03/23)
The Lummis oppose the export terminal but the Crows believe it could help their economy.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Trust
Interior Department includes tribal land in fracking regulation (03/20)
The controversial rule treats Indian land and public lands as the same.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Southern Ute Tribe among biggest bidders in DOI lease auction (03/19)
The tribe's energy development arm won $59 million in leases in the Gulf of Mexico.

Filed Under: Environment
Department of Energy awards $6M to tribes for energy projects (03/18)
Of the 11 tribes that received funds, 10 will use the money for solar energy projects.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oil spill threatens North Dakota tribe's water (03/18)
It wasn’t until two years ago that the families in this rural community of 600 were able to connect to running supplies of drinking water.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Meskwaki Tribe opposes oil pipeline through aboriginal territory (03/17)
The pipeline would cross 18 counties in Iowa, effectively cutting the state in half.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Pit River Tribe rallies supporters to protect sacred Medicine Lake (03/17)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments last week in a long-running dispute over a geothermal energy plant in the Medicine Lake Highlands.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Politics
Bill seeks to make Indian Coal Production Tax Credit permanent (03/13)
The Crow Tribe supports the tax credit, which expired in December 2014 without action from Congress.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Jason Small: Northern Cheyenne Tribe must develop resources (03/10)
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has stagnated since the early 1980s at which point there was the potential in the future for energy development and the promise of prosperity.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe keeps wraps on tests of water after spill (03/09)
Lisa DeVille and her husband Walter conducted independent water tests in Lake Sakakawea after frac waste spilled into the Bear Den drainage on Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation’s stretch of the Missouri River watershed in July.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Judge blocks planned expansion of coal mine on Navajo Nation (03/06)
Tribal members are fighting the expansion of the tribally-owned Navajo Mine in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Lummi Nation submits more data in fight against coal terminal (03/06)
North America's largest coal export terminal would be built at Cherry Point, a historic tribal village and fishing area.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Treaty defenders to see Keystone fight to end (03/05)
The Indigenous Environmental Network lauded President Barack Obama for heeding the call of the Oceti Sakowin in his veto of a congressional bill to authorize TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline across treaty territory.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
9th Circuit to consider Medicine Lake sacred site dispute again (03/04)
The Pit River Tribe and supporters are trying to stop a geothermal plant from being built near their place of worship.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA investigates refinery incident at request of Swinomish Tribe (02/24)
Elderly and young members had trouble breathing due to strange odors from the Shell refinery and some ended up in the hospital.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Energy industry brings gangs and drugs to tribe in North Dakota (02/23)
Methamphetamine is being trafficked by heavily-armed gangs from out of state and Latin America. Even heroin has shown up.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Interior Secretary Jewell meets with Alaska Native leadership (02/18)
The leader of the Interior Department visited to Native villages and met with the Alaska Federation of Natives on her two-day trip.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk man stands up for his people (02/17)
Kanaharonton-Alvin Jock is a Mohawk businessman, known throughout Akwesasne for this towing service and car parts.

Filed Under: Education | Environment
Narragansett Tribe works to identify off-shore ancestral sites (02/10)
The tribe wants to protect burial grounds and other sites that could be affected by wind energy projects.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Oil flares lighting up North Dakota tribe's skies (02/09)
Welcome to Mandaree, the segment of the Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation that extracts the most oil in the Bakken Formation’s fracking frenzy.

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