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Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange affects San Carlos Apache Tribe
Michael Paul Hill: Agent Orange affects San Carlos Apache Tribe (October 10, 2016)

'We were used as lab rats to test the effects of the chemical on the body of Apaches.'


Oklahoma named at highest risk of human-induced earthquakes
Oklahoma named at highest risk of human-induced earthquakes (March 29, 2016)

Hydraulic fracturing has put Oklahoma at the top of a list of states with the highest risk of human-induced earthquakes in 2016.


Navajo Nation sees larger numbers of sand dunes on reservation
Navajo Nation sees larger numbers of sand dunes on reservation (May 28, 2015)

Tribal members have to shovel back sand dunes that cover a third of the reservation territory.


In the Loop: Finding your dream job at the Interior Department
In the Loop: Finding your dream job at the Interior Department (July 11, 2014)

In the Loop will lead you to your dream job at the U.S. Geological Survey.


Agua Caliente Band faces pressure to withdraw water lawsuit
Agua Caliente Band faces pressure to withdraw water lawsuit (June 5, 2013)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California said it was open to dialogue but wouldn't drop its water rights lawsuit amid pressure from two local agencies. The tribe...


Agua Caliente Band sues     agencies to safeguard water rights
Agua Caliente Band sues agencies to safeguard water rights (May 15, 2013)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians sued two water agencies in southern California to protect its water rights. The tribe is asserting senior water rights in the Coachella Valley....


Testing  shows presence of carcinogen in water in fracking zone
Testing shows presence of carcinogen in water in fracking zone (September 27, 2012)

Testing of groundwater in Wyoming shows the presence of a carcinogen that's used in hydraulic fracturing, a controversial energy-processing technique that's commonly known as fracking. But only one well was...


Wyoming tribes participate  in testing of water in fracking zone
Wyoming tribes participate in testing of water in fracking zone (September 26, 2012)

Wyoming's two federally recognized tribes participated in a groundwater test that could turn up a connection between pollution and hydraulic fracturing, a controversial energy-processing technique that's commonly known as fracking....


USGS to monitor erosion on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation
USGS to monitor erosion on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation (August 8, 2012)

The U.S. Geological Survey will send unmanned flights to monitor erosion on the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. The flights will take place August 21-23. The goal is...