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• • Climate changes are far-reaching (Indian Country Today) 12/8/06

• • Conference studies global warming (Indian Country Today) 12/8/06

• • 9th Circuit allows tribe to assert fishing rights (Indianz.com) 12/5/06

• • 'People have got to stand up' (Indian Country Today) 12/4/06

• • Mining firms again eyeing Navajo land (LA Times) 11/22/06

• • Isleta gets funds to restore forest (Albuquerque Journal) 11/15/06

• • An American Indian accuses federal agents of using wildlife laws to thwart his religious practices (Houston Chronicle) 11/10/06

• • Judge dismisses charges for shooting bald eagle (Billings Gazette) 11/10/06

• • Government files consent decrees in dispute with Pala (North County Times) 11/6/06

• • Dike removal at century-old ranch site opens Nisqually estuary (AP) 11/6/06

• • Local tribe OK'd for EPA work (Desert Sun) 11/3/06

• • Native switchgrass shows its strength (LJ World) 11/3/06

• • Miccosukee oppose government's bird-saving plan (Miami Herald) 11/2/06

• • Central Valley tribe gets EPA grant (Central Valley Business Times) 10/25/2006

• • Fish with cultural significance added to White Earth Lake (Star Tribune) 10/23/06

• • Federal government sued over chinook management (AP) 10/20/06

• • Renewable energy development urged (Billings Gazette) 10/19/06

• • Green manure program hopes to reap sweet success (Idaho State Journal) 10/18/06

• • Judge: Preserve tribal religion (Casper Star Tribune) 10/17/06

• • Tohono O'odham protest proposed toxic dump (Tucson Citizen) 10/13/06

• • Judge dismisses eagle killing charge (Star Tribune) 10/7/06

• • Tribe sues water district to get records (AP-Orlando Sentinel) 10/11/06

• • Villages, Native groups sue over plan to spray herbicide (Anchorage Daily News) 10/5/06

• • EPA [Environment Protection Agency] chooses plan for cleaning up Cold War era uranium mine (AP) 10/3/06

• • EPA [Environment Protection Agency] hosts hearings on proposed power plant (Farmington Daily Times) 10/3/06

• • Volunteers unclutter reservation (Rapid City Journal) 9/26/06

• • Group organizing against Navajo Nation uranium mining (AP) 9/27/06

• • Fort Peck Tribes harness prairie wind (Great Falls Tribune) 9/22/06

• • Citizens encouraged to attend upcoming power plant hearings (Farmington Daily Times) 9/21/06

• • Bush dealt setback on opening forests (Washington Post) 9/21/06

• • Tribes hopeful after court hears sacred site case (Indianz.com) 9/19/06

• • Akaka's stance on Alaskan refuge drilling is misguided (Honolulu Star Bulletin) 9/19/06

• • US tribe chief angered at nuke waste plan rejection (Reuters) 9/12/06

• • A big win for Utah (Provo Daily Herald) 9/13/06

• • Minerals Management Service to streamline audit meetings (Indian Country Today) 9/8/06

• • Interior dumps N-waste plan (Salt Lake Tribune) 9/8/06

• • Fires heat up in hills (Yakima Herald-Republic) 9/7/06

• • Board rejects Ninilchik fishery (Anchorage Daily News) 9/6/06

• • Stevens Village bison herd dedicated (Faribanks Daily News) 8/31/06

• • Effects of coastal dead zone unclear (Daily World) 8/30/06

• • Blackfeet mold lawsuit gains ground (AP) 8/29/06

• • Deadline delayed (Gallup Independent) 8/28/06

• • National tribal leaders commend DOE/DOI report's affirmation of tribal energy rights-of-way (U.S. Newswire) 8/25/06

• • The Right of Passage (Gallup Independent) 8/22/06

• • Tribal refinery plan draws national attention (Minnesota Public Radio) 8/23/06

• • BIA announces tribal energy resource regulations (Indianz.com) 8/22/06

• • PacifiCorp seeks reprieve from building fish ladders (AP) 8/22/06

• • Tribe looks at wind farm development (AP) 8/21/06

• • In our view - Refreshing attitude (Columbian) 8/17/06

• • Toxic algae blooms line lakes (Reddine Record-Searchlight) 8/16/06

• • Yakimas, utility sign salmon agreement (Yakima Herald) 8/15/06

• • Toxic algae prompts warnings (Sacramento Bee) 8/15/06

• • Tribes have energy potential (Mt. Pleasant Morning Sun) 8/14/06

• • Judge orders east valley dump shut (Palm Springs Desert Sun) 8/9/06

• • B.C. natives seek to protect land, pristine rivers (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 8/9/06

• • Yucca Mountain project: Judges reject Nevada lawsuit (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 8/9/06

• • Mercury-tainted fish special concern in native communities (Detroit Free Press) 8/5/06

• • Reservation debates proposed refinery (Bismarck Tribune) 8/2/06

• • Idaho tribe, BPA at odds over new Oregon chinook hatchery (AP) 8/1/06

• • Commentary: Environmental justice in real life (Carlsbad Current) 7/26/06

• • Energy answer or snake oil? (Tacoma News Tribune) 7/26/06

• • EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] issues power plant and draft air quality permit (Farmington Daily Times) 7/25/06

• • Navajo Nation: EPA [Environmental Protection Agency] to set tough standards for power plant (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/21/06

• • Nez Perce tribal members demand compensation for utility lines (AP) 7/17/06

• • Oneida tribe awaits DNR [Department of Natural Resources] answer on PCB dumping in landfill (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 7/12/06

• • Idaho tribe asks to intervene in Montana dam suit (Missoulian) 7/11/06

• • Ruling says state, U.S. haven't removed enough pollution in Everglades (South Florida Sun Sentinel) 7/6/06

• • Appeals court allows suit against Canadian smelter to go forward (AP) 7/3/06

• • Tribe, Seaway Authority come to agreement (Waterbury Press Republican) 7/3/06

• • Utah Tribe divided over nuclear waste (Washington Post) 6/24/06

• • Global warming could deal big blow to salmon (Seattle Times) 6/6/06

• • Longtime salmon spokesman silenced (Seattle Times) 6/1/06

• • Canada pays environmentally for U.S. oil thirst (Indianz.com) 5/26/06

• • House approves bill to open ANWR to development (Indianz.com) 5/26/06

• • Judge tells government to start over on upper Snake River plan (AP) 5/24/06

• • Six tribes receive federal wildlife funds (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/22/06

• • Navajo power plant lease approved, opponents vow to fight (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/14/06

• • Hatch wants pledge blast will be safe (Salt Lake Tribune) 5/10/06

• • Guv says Nevada blast is a bad idea (Salt Lake Tribune) 4/28/06

• • State endorses Fort Peck fox project (Great Falls Tribune) 4/21/06

• • Indian Tribe, Downwinders: Stop Nev. Blast (Washington Post) 4/20/06

• • Wampanoag tribe explores wind turbines (Martha's Vineyard Times) 4/20/06

• • Taking sides in Passamaquoddy LNG dispute (Chronicle Herald) 4/14/06

• • Tribal Leader: Methane Wastewater Threatens the Cheyenne's Land (New West) 4/4/06

• • River May Flow Again, Full of Salmon (Washington Post) 4/2/06

• • Tribe project could revive river habitat (Sioux Falls Argus Leader) 3/29/06

• • Klamath river salmon water plan to start (Washington Post) 3/28/06

• • Idaho hatchery raises endangered sturgeon (AP) 3/24/06

• • Inuit See Signs In Arctic Thaw (Washington Post) 3/22/06

• • Tories unveil native water standards (CP) 3/22/06

• • Utilities Offer Energy Dept. Site for Waste (New York Times) 3/20/06

• • Yakamas withdraw from tribal fish commission (AP) 3/14/06

• • Power plant shutdown fuels fight between tribes, utility (USA Today) 3/14/06

• • Tribes get federal grants to fight high energy costs (Arizona republic) 3/14/06

• • Utah's Toxic Opportunity (Time Magazine) 3/8/06

• • Wind Power Study to Provide Hopis with Answers (ASU News) 3/2/06

• • Utah Tribe Given Green Light for Nuclear Storage (Epoch Times) 3/1/06

• • Fewer Audits Being Done of Oil Leases on U.S. Land (New York Times) 3/1/06

• • Tribes win federal grant to study renewable energy options (Palm Springs Desert Sun) 3/1/06

• • US Indian tribes eye Rocky Mountain energy plans (Reuters) 2/27/06

• • Is used nuclear reactor fuel headed for the reservation? (Christian Science Monitor) 2/23/06

• • Utah Delegation Backing Wilderness Law (AP) 2/15/06

• • Scientists criticize salmon plan (thenewstribune.com) 2/14/06

• • PFS [Private Fuel Storage] gets desert N[uclear]-dump license (Salt Lake Tribune) 2/14/06

• • Big Question Marks on Nuclear Waste Facility (New York Times) 2/14/06

• • U.S. Has Royalty Plan to Give Windfall to Oil Companies (New York Times) 2/14/06

• • Tribe is forming energy company (Havre Daily News) 2/8/06

• • Oil and 2 ways of life in Alaska Native villagers divided over drilling debate (San Francisco Chronicle) 2/3/06

• • As Profits Soar, Companies Pay U.S. Less for Gas Rights (NY Times) 1/23/06

• • Ramapough Tribe Sues Ford Over Sludge Dumping in New Jersey (New York TImes) 1/19/06

• • U.S. lifts longtime drilling ban on Alaskan wildlife habitat (Los Angeles Times) 1/12/06

• • Groups ask for stricter water pollution rules (Great Falls Tribune) 1/12/06

• • El Paso, Navajo Nation move closer to right-of-way agreement (Gallup Independent) 1/10/06

• • Venezuela to expand heating oil offer (Boston Globe) 1/7/06

• • Native Americans, Allies Resist Expansion of Utah Nuke Wasteland (New Standard) 1/1/06

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