Navajo Nation continuing work on water settlement
Thursday, February 26, 2004

The Navajo Nation is continuing work on a water settlement with the state and federal government amid concerns over the impact on non-Indians.

Tribal leaders still expect to send the agreement to Congress by the end of March. In the meantime, the tribe is reviewing public comments and will hold another public meeting to discuss the settlement.

Under the deal, the tribe would get 322,000 acre-feet a year and $900 million in public works projects, including a water pipeline.

Documents relating to the deal can be found at

Get the Story:
Navajo water settlement is delayed (The Farmington Daily Times 2/26)
Navajo water settlement impact unknown (The Farmington Daily Times 2/26)

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