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Navajo Nation legislation to keep NGS operating

LEGISLATION 0006-17: An Action Relating to Naabik’íyáti’ Committee; Supporting Communications with the Unions to Maintain the Operation of Navajo Generating Station Beyond 2019, which is sponsored by Navajo Council Delegates Nathaniel Brown and Steven Begay is on the proposed Jan. 17 AGENDA of the Navajo Nation Council Naabik’iyati Committee. I wrote this story for the […]

Navajo Generating Station legislation on Health, Education, & Human Services Committee agenda

Legislation for a replacement lease between the owners of Navajo Generating Station and the Navajo Nation goes before the Navajo Nation Council Health, Education and Human Services Committee Monday, June 5. According to the PROPOSED AGENDA of the Health, Education and Human Services, the committee is scheduled to meet in the Budget and Finance Committee […]

Navajo Council’s Resource & Development Committee talks water rights, decentralization, Five Year economic development plan

Here at the Navajo Nation Council Resources & Development Committee meeting at the Navajo Nation Council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz, where the RDC is currently listening to a Report from Navajo Division of Community Development Director Leonard Chee about the Decentralization Initiative/Administrative Service Offices. I finally got a strong enough WiFi signal. I think […]

Our Power Campaign » Black Mesa Water Coalition

Our Power Campaign » Black Mesa Water Coalition. Black Mesa is significant to the Navajo people for a number of reasons. Four sacred mountains located in Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado surround the traditional homeland of the Navajo people. Together these mountains form the boundaries of the Navajo people’s home and universe. Within these four […]

Legal challenges filed against U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over Navajo Generating Station

The Hopi Tribe, Navajo grass-roots organizations, and clean air and national park advocates filed legal challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection’s decision to allow Navajo Generating Station to “continue polluting for the next three decades.” That according to Oct. 7, 2014 press releases from Black Mesa Water Coalition of Flagstaff, Ariz., To’Nizhoni Ani (Beautiful Water […]

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 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 […]

Reclamation to Host Events for Public Comment on Proposed Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta Mine Complex Operations

Reclamation to Host Events for Public Comment on Proposed Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta Mine Complex Operations. WRITE/TEXT/CALL PRESIDENT OBAMA AND OPPOSE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION’S “OPEN HOUSE EVENTS”!! OPEN HOUSES ARE NOT PUBLIC HEARINGS. OPEN HOUSES ARE A WAY FOR CORPORATE AMERICA TO CONTROL THE VOICES OF THE PEOPLE! Schedule of Arizona Public Open House […]

Navajo Generating Station environmental impact statement must be completed

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL SPRING SESSION, DAY 1. THE BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS PRESENTED THEIR REPORT AND NOW COUNCIL DELEGATES ARE MAKING COMMENTS AND ASKING QUESTIONS ABOUT THEIR REPORT. NAVAJO AREA BIA EASTERN NAVAJO AGENCY DIRECTOR LESTER TSOSIE Lot of drilling has been done and lot of development using that document/Resource Management Plan for also […]

Don’t threaten Navajo Council with Quorum law

HERE AT NAVAJO COUNCIL SPRING SESSION AT COUNCIL CHAMBER IN WINDOW ROCK, ARIZ. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR NAVAJO AREA BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS IS NOW GIVING THEIR REPORT. PRESENTERS ARE NAVAJO AREA BIA DIRECTOR SHARON PINTO AND EASTERN NAVAJO BIA AGENCY DIRECTOR LESTER TSOSIE. AFTER THE BIA VERBAL REPORT, THE COUNCIL DELEGATES ARE […]