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Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Editorial: Yakama Nation must disclose plans for clean water (11/25)
Newspaper calls on the Environmental Protection Agency and the Yakama Nation to meet soon to discuss the tribe's clean water plans.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Danielle Masten: Water settlement threatens tribal rights (11/10)
The chairwoman of the Hoopa Valley Tribe explains opposition to the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Passamaquoddy Tribe won't talk with tidal power developers (10/31)
The tribe says the $125 million project will destroy a lucrative elver fishery.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
County's letter on CSKT water compact talks stirs controversy (10/29)
The letter calls on the state to engage in negotiations 'free of racism."

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge rules for tribes in Wyoming in dispute over diverted water (10/28)
An irrigation district was fined $250,000 and its former manager was fined $350,000 for the illegal dikes.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman (10/27)
Chairman Jeff Grubbe explains why the tribe is litigating some important issues in federal court.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band and DOJ submit briefs in water rights case (10/23)
The tribe, with the support of the Obama administration, is seeking to quantify its water rights.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Dustina Gill: Vote for Rick Weiland to protect our sacred waters (10/20)
Everyone in the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota needs to say something on Tuesday, November 4, to stand up for our people.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Opinion
Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (10/09)
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Obama signs law for settlement with Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (09/29)
The tribe will receive $3.6 million and several hundred acres of land in exchange for dropping its water rights claims.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion | Trust
Kevin Washburn: Settlements with Indian Country hit $8B mark (09/26)
The head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs tallies up the value of Cobell, tribal and water rights settlements under President Obama.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittee holds hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/22)
The Obama administration opposes the bill due to concerns about a waiver of sovereign immunity.

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.

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