indianz.com indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
More on: epa

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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Protect Ojibwe land from mines and pipelines (03/11)
Activist Winona LaDuke on protecting Ojibwe lands from mining and energy development.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
NPR: Wyoming fights EPA decision affecting reservation borders (03/05)
NPR reports on a dispute involving the Wyoming, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, the Northern Arapaho Tribe and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Filed Under: Environment | National
EPA takes step that could block mine opposed by Alaska Natives (03/03)
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to protect a salmon fishery in Alaska, a move that could spell the end of a huge mine opposed by Native villages and corporations.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Uranium contamination on Navajo Nation is worse than thought (02/20)
Uranium contamination on the Navajo Nation is worse than previously thought, the Environmental Protection Agency confirmed.

Credits: Dynamic Drive CSS Library