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An August 2015 spill at the abandoned mine in Colorado sent at estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the waters of three reservations.
'Tribal treaty rights are the law of the land,' the leader of the Environmental Protection Agency said at the White House Tribal Nations Conference.
Tribes no longer have to demonstrate that they in fact have the 'inherent' authority to regulate waters on their lands.
The hearing in Phoenix focuses on the Environmental Protection Agency and its dealings with tribes..
A business meeting to consider the subpoena was canceled after the chairman and vice chairman of the panel exercised their authority to issue the request.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to consider issuing a subpoena to Administrator Gina McCarthy of the Environmental Protection Agency.
The committee has rarely exercised its subpoena powers but lawmakers are upset that the Environmental Protection Agency doesn't want to send a representative to an upcoming field hearing.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is looking into the Gold King Mine disaster but one key official is refusing to appear.
It’s tragic that it took a disaster of this scale for this issue to get the attention it deserves. Now let’s do something about it.
The Walker River Paiute Tribe will be treated in a manner similar to a state under the Clean Water Act and the Obama administration wants more to follow the same path.
Extremely high levels of lead have been detected in the city's water system, posing a danger to human lives.
The proceeding didn't tread much new ground as lawmakers kept Environmental Protection Administrator Gina McCarthy at the witness table for nearly three hours.
The chairman of the Southern Ute Tribe didn't get a phone call from the Administrator Gina McCarthy until this Monday, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee was told.
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.
Several Cabinet secretaries will be making appearances at this year's meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tribal, federal and state officials across the country are mourning the passing of treaty rights advocate Billy Frank Jr.
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.
The National Congress of American Indians continued its winter session on Tuesday.