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Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
City extended contract to send treated sewage to sacred site (03/27)
A privately-owned ski areas uses treated wastewater to make fake snow in the San Francisco Peaks.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band wins first round in water rights litigation (03/23)
A trial will determine the extent of the rights that were set aside with the creation of the reservation in 1877.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | National
Lummi Nation told Crow Tribe about impacts of coal terminal (03/23)
The Lummis oppose the export terminal but the Crows believe it could help their economy.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | National
Native Sun News: Oil spill threatens North Dakota tribe's water (03/18)
It wasn’t until two years ago that the families in this rural community of 600 were able to connect to running supplies of drinking water.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band anticipates decision in water rights lawsuit (03/17)
The tribe, backed by the Department of Justice, is suing two water districts to determine the extent of its water rights.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Meskwaki Tribe opposes oil pipeline through aboriginal territory (03/17)
The pipeline would cross 18 counties in Iowa, effectively cutting the state in half.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Penobscot Nation fights state to regain control of river (03/16)
Since 1818, the heart of the Nation’s reservation has been the islands in the river north from Indian Island, their town 15 miles upriver from Bangor.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Tribe keeps wraps on tests of water after spill (03/09)
Lisa DeVille and her husband Walter conducted independent water tests in Lake Sakakawea after frac waste spilled into the Bear Den drainage on Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation’s stretch of the Missouri River watershed in July.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | Opinion
Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange sprayed on Arizona reservation (03/06)
In June of 1964, helicopters from the U.S. Geological Survey began spraying an herbicidal chemical along the Gila and San Carlos rivers.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Charmaine White Face: Radioactivity found in Pine Ridge waters (03/05)
For a number of years, one of our projects has been monitoring nuclear radioactivity in the water and air in the 1868 Treaty Territory, including the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (02/23)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the oversight hearing will focus on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.

Filed Under: Environment
New Mexico tribe worries about water pollution from big city (02/19)
The tribe has had to stop using the Rio Grande River for ceremonies at certain times due to pollution from neighboring Albuquerque.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Approve water compact for Salish and Kootenai Tribes (02/09)
The bottom line is that the CSKT’s water rights predate everyone else’s.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Lorraine Loomis: Eating fish shouldn't be risky for Washington (02/06)
Gov. Jay Inslee wants to change the cancer risk rate used to set state water quality standards from 1 in 1 million to 1 in 100,000.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribal college geologist tackles uranium mine (01/30)
Uranium mining in the southern Black Hills compromises water supplies, according to expert testimony by Oglala Lakota College Department Co-Chair Hannan LaGarry.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Lummi Nation seeks halt to coal export project (01/27)
The tribe asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deny a building permit for what otherwise would become North America’s largest coal export terminal.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe contests uranium expansion (01/21)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe contested foreign uranium mining expansion in Nebraska

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Treaty doesn't promise off-reservation water for tribes (01/19)
What is the origin of off-reservation claims?

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes push water compact (01/14)
The 1855 Treaty of Hellgate promises water on and off the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Ratify water compact with Salish and Kootenai Tribes (01/12)
Montana lawmaker argues for approval of a water compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

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