Skull Valley Goshute rivals can't agree
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Two rival factions of the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe have again failed to agree who controls the tiny Utah tribe.

Chairman Leon Bear is facing a power crisis from some tribal members unhappy with his leadership. Secretary Rex Allen wants Bear and Vice Chairwoman Lori Skiby out of office.

The two sides have met for mediation with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. But nothing has been resolved.

The tribe has signed a lease with a consortium of private energy utilities to store up to 40,000 tons of nuclear waste on the reservation.

Get the Story:
Talks Break Down Between Goshute Factions (The Salt Lake Tribune 9/20)

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Utah Office of High Level Nuclear Waste Opposition -
Private Fuel Storage Facility Application, Nuclear Regulatory Commission -
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