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Filed Under: Environment
North Dakota tribe accused of concealing data on pipeline spill (08/21)
The environmental director for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is accusing his tribe of concealing information about a pipeline spill on the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Mark Chavaree: Penobscot Nation fights to save namesake river (08/20)
Mark Chavaree, a member of the Penobscot Nation, explains why the tribe is defending its right to the Penobscot River:

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes urged to ban fracking on reservations (08/12)
Last Real Indians and Honor the Earth are among Native American organizations calling for pressure on tribal councils to approve anti-fracking resolutions.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Uranium mining leaves a long-lasting legacy on Navajo Nation (08/11)
The Arizona Republic ran a three-part series on the toxic legacy of uranium mining on the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | Opinion
Russ Kepfer: Washington water quality plan doesn't help tribes (08/11)
Russ Kepfer, the vice chairman of the Lower Elhwa Klallam Tribe, discusses water quality standards being proposed by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Cadue: Kickapoo Tribe still seeks reliable source of water (08/08)
Steve Cadue, the chairman of the Kickapoo Tribe, explains the need for an adequate water supply.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Yes! Magazine: Cheyenne River Sioux family touts water project (08/07)
A family from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has an ambitious water conservation plan it wants to spread throughout Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion
Don Gentry: Agreements protect sovereignty of Klamath Tribes (08/07)
Don Gentry, the chairman of the Klamath Tribes of Oregon, explains the need for S.2379, the Klamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Tule River Tribe pushing for approval of water reservoir project (08/06)
Congress has failed to act on a bill to authorize a water reservoir for the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Dams pose threat to survival of the Karuk Tribe (08/06)
Andre Cramblit, a member of the Karuk Tribe, calls for the removal of dams on the Salmon and Klamath rivers.

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: Environment
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe records high levels of bacteria in river (07/31)
Full body contact with water is to be avoided at two locations along the Chippewa River.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Great Plains tribes hold conference to safeguard water rights (07/30)
Tribal leaders discussed uranium mining, the Keystone XL Pipeline, federal management of the Missouri River and other threats to their water resources.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Water bottling plant provides usage reports to Morongo Band (07/23)
But the tribe hasn't disclosed any data to the public since 2009.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Yurok Tribe combats illegal marijuana farms on reservation (07/22)
The farms are damaging sacred sites, harming salmon runs and depleting the water supply.

Filed Under: Opinion
Travis Armstrong: Newspaper unfairly targets Morongo Band (07/21)
Travis Armstrong criticizes California newspaper for questioning the Morongo Band of Mission Indians about water usage.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe contains spill at pipeline (07/18)
The Mandan, Hidatsa & Arikara Nation, working with federal, state, and corporate officials, has contained a pipeline spill that threatened to contaminate Lake Sakakawea.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Morongo Band won't disclose water usage from bottling plant (07/16)
The tribe hosts a $26 million Nestle Waters facility on the reservation.

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
NWPR: Umatilla Tribes protest plans for coal shipping terminal (07/11)
The Umatilla Tribes say they won't accept money in exchange for supporting a coal export terminal in eastern Oregon.

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