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Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes discuss water concerns at conference (08/01)
Coinciding with a Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance conference about concerns for the Missouri River and Ogallala Aquifer on July 23-24, the U.S. EPA issued a new Policy on Environmental Justice.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: EPA exploits tribes by recognizing their sovereignty (07/30)
Writer discusses Environmental Protection Agency decision to treat the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe as states under the Clean Air Act.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Native nations unite on uranium mine cleanup (07/29)
Almost half the uranium extracted in the United States was mined and milled in and around the Navajo Indian Reservation.

Filed Under: Environment
KUOW: Coeur d'Alene Tribe cleans meth houses with EPA funds (07/28)
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe received $200,000 to clean up houses that were contaminated by methamphetamine.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Raina Thiele: Action plan gets tribes ready for climate change (07/17)
Raina Thiele and Susan Ruffo discuss how the Interior Department and the Environmental Protection Agency will help tribes prepare for climate change.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Mary Pember: Wisconsin tribes ask EPA to stop massive mine (07/16)
Six tribes sign letter in opposition to huge $1.3 billion mine in northern Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Environment | National
BIA to start $10M program to help tribes with climate change (07/16)
Karen Diver, the chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, has been serving on a climate change task force created by the White House.

Filed Under: Environment
Cleanup continues at site of spill on North Dakota reservation (07/14)
A pipeline with saltwater, a byproduct of oil and gas development, ruptured and spilled about 1 million gallons on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Maine asserts jurisdiction over tribal waters in case against EPA (07/09)
State wants to determine standards for waters that run through reservations.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Robert Heyano: Alaska tribes battle mine to protect way of life (06/27)
Robert Heyano, the president of the United Tribes of Bristol Bay, explains why Alaska Natives are fighting the Pebble Mine.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terri Hansen: Far too many Superfund sites in Indian Country (06/19)
Terri Hansen highlights a few of the 532 Superfund sites in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Northern Arapaho Tribe criticizes anti-Indian group meeting (06/09)
Citizens Equal Rights Alliance to discuss boundary dispute at meeting this weekend.

Filed Under: Environment
Quapaw Tribe reaches agreement to clean up Superfund sites (06/04)
Tribal lands are contaminated by waste from lead and zinc mining.

Filed Under: Environment
EPA to consult tribes about emissions at coal-fired power plants (06/04)
Navajo Nation, Ute Tribe and Fort Mojave Tribe host plants on their reservations.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Nation mourns passing of treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr. (05/06)
Tribal, federal and state officials across the country are mourning the passing of treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | Law | National
Al Jazeera: Moapa Band blames coal plant for health problems (04/30)
The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians in Nevada is suing an energy company and the Environmental Protection Agency over a coal-fired power plant next to the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Lawmakers move quickly on bill to diminish reservation borders (04/10)
Wyoming's all-Republican Congressional delegation is moving quickly on a bill that would diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Northern Arapaho Tribe blasts proposal to diminish reservation (04/02)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming is criticizing a draft bill that would diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Alaska Native leader wasn't upset by EPA official's comments (03/18)
An Alaska Native leader who presented a jar of moose meat to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy wasn't offended by comments she made about the gift.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Highlights from Day 2 of NCAI winter session in Washington DC (03/13)
The National Congress of American Indians continued its winter session on Tuesday.

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