Navajo Generating Station, test of Trump’s pro-coal stance

LAW360 Analysis: Navajo Power Plant Poses Test For Trump’s Pro-Coal Stance By Andrew Westney Law360, New York (April 28, 2017, 3:33 PM EDT) — The looming closure of a power plant vital to the Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe gives President Donald Trump a chance to save jobs, help rural America and support the […]

Comments needed on Navajo Council legislation to oppose uranium mining

Navajo Nation Council Delegate JONATHAN HALE who is sponsoring LEGISLATION 0057-17, which seeks to oppose uranium mining on the Navajo Nation, would like the public to submit their comments on Legislation 0057-17 to the Office of Legislative Services ASAP to:  <> and also to his email at < Delegate Hale said comments may be one sentence and simply state that […]

Oil & Gas drilling along Buffalo Pass in Chuska Mountains

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, The following information and photos were emailed to me by a concerned citizen of the Navajo Nation. Lukachukai is a small remote community on the Navajo Nation. Buffalo Pass goes through the Chuska Mountains, which has breath-taking beauty. Many families use the mountains near Lukachukai as summer camps to take care of their […]

RECAP of Navajo Energy Summit – We have lot of challenges.

Here at Navajo Division of Natural Resources Energy Summit at Twin Arrows Casino and Resort. Aug. 20 and 21, Navajo GIS Summit. The final presentation is NDNR Director Fred White who is scheduled to do RECAP of the Two Day session, Moving the Navajo Nation forward on Energy and its Natural Resources. FRED WHITE Good […]

USEPA proposing Greenhouse Reduction plan for Indian Country

Here at Navajo Department of Natural Resources Energy Summit at Twin Arrows Casino. This is a general session and it’s titled “Regulations & Future of Energy Development & the Influences AKA National Trends.” The presenter is USEPA Region 9. After this general session is RECAP/Moving the Navajo Nation Forward on Energy and its Natural Resources, […]

Navajo Energy Summit – Navajo reservation is in a drought

Here at Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources Energy Summit’s work session on “Climate Change on the Navajo Nation” by tribal Fish and Wildlife Director Gloria Tom and my apologies for arriving late. I wasn’t able to blog much but I do have most of Tom’s presentation on video tape. By the way, i was […]

Navajo President Shelly talks carbon sequestration, gasification, restarting Desert Rock

Here at Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources Energy Summit at Twin Arrows Casino & Resort. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly is speaking. We are being told not to burn coal. so maybe we should export coal. china and even russia came over. we’ve done international trade with NAPI. We were told not to sell […]

Navajo Nation Attorney General says there is a “middle ground” for digging up Mother Earth

Here at Navajo Nation Energy Summit at Twin Arrows Casino. Navajo Division of Natural Resources Division Director Fred White gave welcome address. Navajo Nation Attorney General Harrison Tsosie is now speaking. He opened his remarks with Navajo history. “Therefore we are called the Holy Surface People,” he says. “Fundamental law remains unchanged.” I talked about […]

Navajo Transitional Energy Company paying profits to BHP for $85 million loan

HERE AT NAVAJO TRANSITIONAL ENERGY COMPANY’S PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING AT NAVAJO NATION MUSEUM IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. What is cost of coal mine operating agreement? SAM WOODS Get back to you. we are in fourth month of operation. What is amount of BHP note (which is the loan that BHP made to NTEC for NTEC […]

Navajo Transitional Energy Company meeting

NTEC CEO Sam Woods making presentation: NTEC created 2013. In December 2013, NTEC executed several agreements: coal agreement with APS for Four Corners Plant; operating agreement with BHP. NTEC is to be reliable safe producer of coal, while diversifing the Nation’s energy resources to create economic and enviornemtnal sustainabilit for the Nvajo people. WE ARE […]