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Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/17)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Opinion
Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe looking to adjudicate water rights (09/05)
Chairman Chief Allan of the Coeut d'Alene Tribe explains why the tribe is seeking to quantify its water rights.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Release of secret uranium mining data ordered (09/01)
In answer to prayers of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and allies to revoke licensing of the proposed Dewey-Burdock uranium mine and mill, a panel of administrative judges ordered corporate disclosure of secret bore-hole records about the site’s geology.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Tule River Tribe helps remove marijuana operation on reservation (08/29)
Authorities cleared out nearly 14,000 plants from a farm that was siphoning over 100,000 gallons of water per day.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Omaha Tribe signs agreement with EPA to improve utility services (08/29)
The Omaha Tribal Utility Commission agreed to make about $1 million in improvements to drinking and wastewater systems and to its trash collection program.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
California tribes support release of water to benefit salmon runs (08/28)
The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe pushed for the release of more water.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Another pipeline spills saltwater on reservation in North Dakota (08/27)
Details are scarce but the pipeline is operated by Crestwood Midstream Services, the same company that owns a pipeline that ruptured last month.

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.

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