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Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Time for Congress to act against illegal dumping on tribal lands (Desert Sun) 12/19/05

• • Maine tribes meet with Venezuela for low-cost heating oil (Indian Country Today) 12/16/05

• • Dumping crackdown sought by Cahuilla (Palm Springs Desert Sun) 12/13/05

• • Arctic Oil Gets an Administration Gusher (Washington Post) 12/13/05

• • Air Force secretary supports efforts to block Skull Valley waste site (Provo Daily Herald) 12/08/05

• • Utah nuke case gets dumped by court (Salt Lake Tribune) 12/06/05

• • Officials named to national panel (Rapid City Journal) 12/06/05

• • Mohawks sue Alcoa, General Motors over chemical dumping (AP) 12/02/05

• • Judge hears lawsuit on tribe's LNG [Liquified Natural Gas] talks (AP) 11/30/05

• • Tribe sues Interior secretary over Endangered Species Act (South Florida Sun-Sentinel) 11/23/05

• • Dispute Threatens Utah Canyon's Treasures (AP) 11/21/05

• • House drops ANWR from budget (Anchorage Daily News) 11/10/05

• • ANWR a hitch in House budget bill (Anchorage Daily News) 11/9/05

• • Passamaquoddy groups challenge federal action on LNG (AP) 11/2/05

• • Oil drilling vote puts Coleman in a pinch (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 11/3/05

• • Tribe, BLM [Bureau of Land Management], firm settle CBM suit (Billings Gazette) 11/2/05

• • Sen. Hatch says nuke site not possible without BLM approval (Provo Daily Herald) 11/2/05

• • Gila tribe may build solar plant (Arizona Republic) 11/2/05

• • Villages seek aid for fuel (Anchorage Daily News) 10/21/05

• • The National Parks Under Siege (New York Times) 10/21/05

• • Senate panel OKs oil drilling in Arctic refuge (Reuters) 10/19/05

• • Cheyenne pact key in coal plans (AP) 10/19/05

• • Tribes say they'll examine coalbed pollution issues (AP) 10/18/05

• • Energy firm loses river ruling (AP) 10/18/05

• • Sunken tug spills fuel in Hood Canal (Seattle Post-Intellgencer) 10/18/05

• • Leaders seek salmon fix (Tacoma News Tribune) 10/13/05

• • EPA announces plans for Cold War-era mine (AP) 10/5/05

• • Dorreen Yellow Bird Column: Food for thought: N.D. ethanol
(Grand Forks Herald) 9/24/05

• • Alaska Natives Offer a Herd Of Reasons to Block Oil Drilling (Washington Post) 9/20/05

• • Saying no to nuclear waste (Utah Standard-Examiner) 9/20/05

• • The Nuclear Waste Site in Utah (New York Times) 9/16/05

• • Cheyenne CBM study proposed (Billings Gazette) 9/14/05

• • Senate delays taking action on ANWR (Anchorage Daily News) 9/14/05

• • Guv calls feds out on waste (Salt Lake Tribune) 9/13/05

• • NRC denies Utahs final appeals, authorizes staff to issue license for PFS facility (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) 9/12/05

• • Storage Plan Approved for Nuclear Waste (Washington Post) 9/10/05

• • Indian energy roundtable scheduled in Denver (Indianz.com) 9/6/05

• • Inhofe defends tribal environmental rider (Indianz.com) 8/18/05

• • Uranium to be mined at Crownpoint, Church Rock (Farmington Daily) 7/27/05

• • The Snow Must Go On (Grist) 7/26/05

• • House, Senate reach agreement on energy (Indianz.com) 7/26/05

• • Navajos protest energy exploitation at council (Indian Country Today) 7/25/05

• • Tribes, fishermen, conservationists returning to Scotland to argue against dams (Monterey Herald) 7/11/05

• • LNG opponents vow to appeal land lease approval (Foster's Online) 7/11/05

• • Reserve looking at industrial waste dump (CBC Saskatchewan) 7/11/05

• • Water talks go on: Tribe still trying to win EPA approval of quality standards (Billings Gazette) 7/11/05

• • ANWR oil should be shared, three say (Alaska Daily News) 7/8/05

• • Indian Energy Titles Intact as the U.S. Senate Passes the National Energy Policy Act (Navajo Nation Washington) 6/28/05

• • Tribes, officials talking energy (Press Enterprise) 6/21/05

• • Opposition hopes to halt $2B operation (Farmington Daily) 6/16/05

• • BLM, Fidelity appeal federal court ruling (Billings Gazette) 6/15/05

• • Federal judge rules to halt CBM project (Billings Gazette) 6/8/05

• • Settlement secures $1.32M in penalties, environmental projects on Wind River Reservation (EPA) 6/6/05

• • Alternative to deep burial of nuclear waste is considered (San Fransico Chronicle) 6/5/05

• • Federal cleanup funding faulted (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 6/4/05

• • Judge prods Glades cleanup (Miami Herald) 6/2/05

• • Northern Cheyenne fight CBM permits (Billings Gazette) 6/2/05

• • Coalbed projects frozen (Billings Gazette) 6/1/05

• • Haida strike deal over forestry protection (CBC) 5/19/05

• • Crow Tribe signs lease with oil exploration firm (Billings Gazette) 5/17/05

• • Mine poisons Alaska EPA listing (Anchorage Daily News) 5/12/05

• • Spirit Lake Tribe receives four EPA cleanup grants totaling $800,000 (EPA) 5/10/05

• • Tribe fights Yucca in court (Las Vegas Review Journal) 4/28/05

• • Onondaga Indians promote full cleanup of Onondaga Lake (The Sun News) 4/26/05

• • Tribe's suit seeks closure of plant (The Oklahoman) 4/22/05

• • Tribes seek higher toxicity standards on Columbia (Seattle Times) 4/21/05

• • Navajo council outlaws uranium mining (Farmington Daily Times) 4/20/05

• • American Indian delegation to Washington urges clean energy (Indian Country Today) 4/15/05

• • Zortman-Landusky cleanup bill clears critical hurdle in Senate (Great Falls Tribune) 4/12/05

• • Expertise, funds limit tribal lands' energy push (Denver Post) 4/7/05

• • Zortman-Landusky gold mine cleanup plan supported (Billings Gazette) 4/7/05

• • Supreme Court Will Hear Tribe Tax Case (KAPP 35) 4/6/05

• • Powder River Basin methane projects limited (Billings Gazette) 4/6/05

• • Tribe drops challenge to dam conservation plans (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 3/31/05

• • Court hears dispute over injunction (Billings Gazette) 3/30/05

• • Structures will yield energy for SDG&E (San Diego Union-Tribune) 3/20/05

• • Native Americans decry Alaska exploration ruling (ABC News) 3/18/05

• • Nuclear storage battle fires up (Desert News) 3/18/05

• • Showdown in Congress over Oil Drilling in Arctic Refuge (Voice of America) 3/16/05

• • Dana speaks on social and environmental justice (The Tufts Daily) 3/15/05

• • Report backs tribe in Columbia River pollution claim (Indianz,com) 3/8/05

• • Eskimos Speak for, Against Arctic Drilling (ABQ Journal) 3/7/05 * requires login

• • Nuke Waste Project Divides Native Tribe (Inter-Press Service) 2/10/05

• • EPA grants Clean Air Act authority to Bad River Band (EPA News Release) 2/14/05

• • $100,000 federal grant to fund water tests (The Press-Enterprise) 2/2/05 * login required

• • OSM holds scoping meeting in Flagstaff (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 1/20/05

• • Navajo families get power (ABQ Journal) 1/17/05

 

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