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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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• • Shawnee plans prescribed burning (The Southern) 12/31/07

• • Green energy provides opportunities for tribes (Indian Country Today) 12/28/07

• • Nambé pueblo plans wind farm (Santa Fe New Mexican) 12/19/07

• • Colville Superfund case to be considered in January (Indianz.com) 12/10/07

• • Blackfeet tackle illegal dump site (Great Falls Tribune) 12/6/07

• • Rocky RACCOON plus Navajo Nation — a perfect fit (The Daily Times) 12/5/07

• • Bush brief opposes review of Colville pollution case (Indianz.com) 11/26/07

• • Baked Alaska (Lawyers USA) 10/22/07

• • Legislators fought Goshutes' nuke waste dump - but now consider reactors (The Salt Lake Tribune) 10/27/07

• • Raging wildfires burning up southern California reservations (Indian Country Today) 10/26/07

• • Navajos seek funds to clear uranium contamination (Los Angeles Times) 10/24/07

• • State of the Arctic: Warming threats are widespread (Anchorage Daily News) 10/17/07

• • Barrow leaders see firsthand the results of global warming (Daily News-Miner) 9/27/07

• • EPA draws bead on embattled waste plant (East Valley Tribune) 9/27/07

• • Tribes most vulnerable to climate shift (The Arizona Republice) 9/25/07

• • Lease deal challenge revived (The Boston Globe) 9/14/07

• • EPA criticizes Desert Rock environmental analysis (The Daily Times) 9/13/07

• • 9th Circuit rejects Northern Cheyenne injunction (Indianz.com) 9/12/07

• • Tribe levies $1 million fine against landfill (Tulsa World) 9/5/07

• • Ponca Tribe challenges corporate giant Continental Carbon in pollution lawsuit (NowPublic) 8/19/07

• • Indian Claims Settlement Act a travesty (Bangor Daily News) 8/15/07

• • Villages worry as drilling expands (Anchorage Daily News) 8/14/07

• • Ponca Tribe proceeds with lawsuits over carbon black pollution (Indian Country Today) 8/10/07

• • Lummi Nation identifies hazards, makes plans for preventive measures (The Bellingham Herald) 8/8/07

• • Desert Rock concerns Sen. Salazar (The Durango Herald) 8/7/07

• • Blaze leaves village without electricity (Anchorage Daily News) 7/31/07

• • Energy development (Indian Country Today) 7/27/07

• • Navajos and environmentalists split on power plant (The New York Times) 7/27/07

• • Reservation gets electricity back (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 7/26/07

• • Wildfires still raging in Idaho (The Spokesman-Review) 7/24/07

• • Hoopa Valley Tribe cautions Congress (The Eureka Reporter) 7/23/07

• • Goshute nuclear storage allies sue Interior Department (The Salt Lake Tribune) 7/18/07

• • Navajo coal-fired plant called a cleaner energy source, but critics disagree (The Albuquerque Journal) 7/15/07

• • Durango, La Plata County oppose proposed Desert Rock plant (Farmington Daily Times) 7/12/07

• • Stampede fire spares buffalo, scorches pasture (The Rapid City Journal) 7/11/07

• • Sierra Club files suit against power plant plan (Farmington Daily Times) 7/10/07

• • White Rocks residents returning home (Deseret News) 7/2/07

• • Wild rivers need our protection (Grand Forks Herald) 6/30/07

• • Gila Reservation fire grows to 20 acres in river bottom (The Arizona Republic) 6/28/07

• • Study sees climate change impact on Alaska (The New York Times) 6/28/07

• • Western governors' hot topic is alternative energy (Indian Country Today) 6/22/07

• • Recycler given cold shoulder by tribal council (The Arizona Republic) 6/21/07

• • Shishmaref puts cry for help on web (Anchorage Daily News) 6/19/07

• • Desert Rock power plant hearings set (Farmington Daily Times) 6/18/07

• • Crow Reservation declared disaster area due to flooding (Montana's News Station) 6/12/07

• • Tribe, PUD make deal on power [Yakama Nation] (Yakima Herald-Republic) 6/5/07

• • Toxic waste litters desert Indian reservation [Torres Martinez reservation] (The Los Angeles Times) 6/2/07

• • Power Trip [Yakama Nation] (Colombia Basin Herald) 5/31/07

• • Plan would let Osage set county's standards (The Oklahoman) 5/30/07

• • BIA clears up Desert Rock e-mail address confusion (Farmington Daily Times) 5/29/07

• • U.S. appeals court tells Exxon to pay fishermen (Anchorage Daily News) 5/24/07

• • BIA statement supports Desert Rock proposal (Farmington Daily Times) 5/22/07

• • Company joins Navajo fight for uranium cleanup (The Los Angeles Times) 5/17/07

• • Chugach balks at wind farm (Anchorage Daily News) 5/9/07

• • Sale of carbon credits helping land-rich, but cash-poor, tribes (The New York Times) 5/8/07

• • Indigo Girls to sing out against Desert Rock (The Durango Herald) 5/8/07

• • Report highlights tribal environmental successes (Indianz.com) 5/7/07

• • Goshutes, state renew fight over tribe's nuclear waste storage plans ( The Salt Lake Tribune) 5/3/07

• • Government renews focus on cross-Nevada rail line to nuclear dump (Casper Star Tribune) 4/27/07

• • Groups seek halt to Shell drilling in Beaufort Sea (Anchorage Daily News) 4/17/07

• • Tribe seeks bison fence (Casper Star Tribune) 4/12/07

• • Global warming hits Indigenous people hardest: report (ABC.net) 4/10/07

• • Court rejects Bush salmon plan on Columbia River (Indianz.com) 4/10/07

• • Utes hope to tap oil reserves (Salt Lake Tribune) 4/9/07

• • Tribes mourn loss of falls (Seattle Times) 3/12/07

• • Inuit say carbon emissions violate their rights (Indian Country Today) 3/9/07

• • Tribe triumph (Santa Fe Reporter) 2/28/07

• • Court upholds Fish Passage Center funding (Indian Country Today) 2/12/07

• • Speaking for river life (New Mexican) 2/12/07

• • The tide may be turning for salmon (LA Times) 02/04/07

• • Case pits bald eagle against sacred rites (Chicago Tribune) 01/29/07

• • Tribe seeks Housatonic River restoration grants from settlement (Indian Country Today) 1/22/2007

• • Energy rights of way report approaches 'final draft' status (Indian Country Today) 1/19/07

• • EPA Superfund cleanup turns messy (Indian Country Today) 1/15/07

• • Mattaponi await judge's decision on water rights claim (Indian Country Today) 1/15/07

• • Aleutian basin oil, gas has been OK'd for lease (Anchorage Daily News) 1/10/07

• • U.S. to raise royalty rates for oil and gas leases in the Gulf (New York Times) 1/9/07

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