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US EPA website for Gold King Mine environmental disaster

Source: Site Profile EPA to hold second community meeting Herald Staff Report The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, to discuss the latest information about the toxic spill from Gold King Mine. The meeting will be held at the Miller Middle School Auditorium, 2608 Junction Street, Durango, […]

Gold King Mine spill reaching Lake Powell Wednesday, Aug. 12

PRESS RELEASE: Officials provide update on water contamination in San Juan County FARMINGTON, N.M. – Navajo Nation Council Speaker LoRenzo Bates (Nenahnezad, Newcomb, San Juan, Tiis Tsoh Sikaad, Tse’Daa’Kaan, Upper Fruitland) on Saturday, attended a public meeting at the Famirngton Civic Center in which New Mexico State Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn, State Engineer Tom […]

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 – Renewable portfolios of PNM, NTUA, APS, SRP

Greetings Relatives/Frens/Humans, I finally connected to the wifi! I was a able to connect in my room but when I got to the conference area, I just cud not connect… I’m still here at Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources Energy Summit at the Twin Arrows Casino & Resort. Today is the last day. This […]

Permanent extension of Indian Coal Production Tax Credit moves to Navajo Council

Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee, without debates, votes 10 in favor, 2 opposed, on LEGISLATION 0246-13: confirming Beverly Becenti-Pigman to Navajo Nation Human Rights Research Review Board. Committee now on LEGISLATION 0090-14, supporting the Navajo Nation’s and Crow Tribe’s combined and collaborative efforts to energy, supporting the U.S. Congress’s permanent extension of the Indian Coal Production […]

Is Native American Energy Act about oil and gas – fracking?

Here at Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee, where committee now on LEGISLATION 0192-13, SPONSOR OF LEGISLATION 0192-13, DELEGATE WALTER PHELPS Congressman Don Young introduced Native American Energy Act, which was not acted on by Congress. Nov. 12, 2013, placed on Congressional calendar and no action so still pending before committee so interest here was to support […]

Meeting of Dine’ Minds

Here at Navajo Nation Museum where “Meeting of Dine’ Minds is presenting People’s Public Forum for Restoring Communication and Understanding Within Our Nation. I’m really happy that several Navajo Nation Council delegates showed up to answer questions from people attending this forum. The delegates that were on this morning’s panel were Delegates Leonard Tsosie, Russell […]

Overview of Uranium Cleanup on Navajo Rez

Here at International Film Festival at Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Ariz. Tomorrow is last day of festival, which is being live streamed at: www.ustream.tv/channel/iuff-4you STEPHEN ETSITTY, NAVAJO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY What is community? Collection of homes of related individuals, then chapters, agencies, and bodies of government: chapter officials, district agency councils. Many of […]

VIDEO: Navajo EPA Director-My president authorized me

Greetings Relatives/Frens, It took most of the day but I finally finished Part 4, which is Navajo Environmental Protection Agency director Stephen Etsitty speaking at the Navajo Generating Station Forum at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff on Nov. 20, 2013. The transcript of Etsitty’s presentation, plus questions from audience members, especially Hopi and Navajo community […]

My comment to the U.S EPA on NGS BART

Greetings Relatives/Frens! I was going thru my posts from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s hearings on two options for Navajo Generating Station near Page, Ariz., to reduce its dangerous pollution and saw that this one didn’t get posted. It went into the Draft file. This post is towards the end of the Hearing at Pima […]