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Navajo Water Rights Commission meeting 8 a.m. May 12

Here at Navajo Council’s Resources & Development Committee where they are having a work session with Navajo Department of Justice Water Rights Unit and Navajo Water Department. The Navajo Water Rights Commission is also a part of the work session. RDC CHAIRPERSON ALTON SHEPHERD are your meetings open? NAVAJO WATER RIGHTS COMMISSIONER RAY GILMORE yes […]

The citizens of the Navajo Nation need to be heard on water rights

Here at navajo council’s Resources & Development Committee work session with Navajo Department of Water Resources Water and the Navajo Department of justice Rights Unit. (Excuse typos. I’m typing as fast as the presenters are talking) RDC MEMBER LEONARD PETE there is group of citizens meeting in Many Farms. they need to be part of […]

Navajo Council Delegate Phelps tells Navajo Water Commission & Pollack that Council correctly opposed SB 2109

Here at navajo council’s Resources & Development Committee work session with Navajo Department of Water Resources Water and the Navajo Department of justice Rights Unit. (Excuse typos. I’m typing as fast as the presenters are talking) RDC MEMBER LEONARD PETE does the navajo nation have a game plan? this is going to be a long […]

Navajo Council’s RDC calls on Navajo Justice Department Water Rights attorneys

here at Navajo Council’s Resources & Development Committee’s work session on tribal water projects and water rights settlements. RDC finished hearing from Navajo Water Department, Bureau of Reclamation, Navajo Department of justice on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project and Overview of agreements, schedule, priorities. NAVAJO TRIBAL UTILITY AUTHORITY DISTRIBUTED WRITTEN REPORTS/STUDIES RDC CHAIRPERSON ALTON SHEPHERD i’ve […]

Inflation forgotten in Water rights settlement of Navajo-Gallup water projects

here at Navajo Council’s Resources & Development Committee’s work session on tribal water projects and water rights settlements. RDC finished hearing from Navajo Water Department, Bureau of Reclamation, Navajo Department of justice on Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project and Overview of agreements, schedule, priorities. RDC MEMBER WALTER PHELPS 8621 still being relied on for extensions and […]

Resolute Aneth LLC using 3,000 PSI for water injection to recover oil and gas on Navajo Reservation

Here at Navajo Council’s Resources & Development Committee, where RDC is now on LEGISLATION 0170-14: An action relating to Resources And Development; Approving The Granting Of A Right-Of-Way To Resolute Aneth, LLC, To Construct, Operate And Maintain The Ratherford Unit 10-12 4.5” O.D. Welded Steel Water Injection Pipeline And Associated Ancillary Facilities On, Over And […]

Good debate on proposed sentences for threatening Navajo Nation police officer

Trying to catch up with Naabi, which is quickly moving through agenda. So far the Committee has approved LEGISLATION 0140-14, which confirmed the appoint of Jason John, who is with the Navajo Branch of Water Management, as the Navajo Nation’s representative to the “Ten Tribes Partnership” and as “Trustee to the Colorado River Water Users […]

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 Council Delegate Mel Begay: Sue the U.S. for failing to uphold its 1962 agreement to have tribal farm completed

Navajo Agricultural Products Industry has presented a very controversial report regarding Navajo Indian Irrigation Project, the tribal farm. Included in NAPI’s report is how the federal government has failed to uphold its 1962 word on providing federal funds to complete NIIP by 1976, which has cost the tribe $4 billion in water. DELEGATE EDMUND YAZZIE […]

Monitoring water quality in oil & gas fields of Aneth, Utah

RDC now on LEGISLATION 0165-14: An Action Relating to Resouces and Development Committee and Budget and Finance Committee; Recommending and Approving Amendments to Resolution BFJY-73-01, The Groundwater Pollution Control Program Special Revenue Account Fund Management Plan to Reflect the Increase in the Class II Injection Permit Fee RDC CHAIRPERSON KATHERINE BENALLY This is about a […]