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• • Rez due $14.5M for nuke cleanup (The Arizona Daily Sun) 12/09/10

• • Navajo Mine looks to future (The Farmington Daily Times) 12/06/10

• • Mining debate flows into the wild rice stands (The Star Tribune) 12/05/10

• • Climate situation 'dire and urgent' (Indian Country Today) 12/02/10

• • At climate-change talks, an answer grows right outside (The Miami Herald) 12/01/10

• • High court declines uranium review (Indian Country Today) 11/30/10

• • Apache tribe asks to join suit seeking protection for Arizona bald eagles (The Republic) 11/26/10

• • Court blocks killing of salmon-eating sea lions (The Tri-City Herald) 11/24/10

• • California puts Tessera solar plant on hold (The Electricity Forum) 11/23/10

• • Florida Supreme Court approves state's purchase of Everglades land from US Sugar (The Republic) 11/18/10

• • Uranium mine at Northern New Mexico Aquifer can go forward after court ruling (The Huffington Post) 11/16/10

• • Interior approves gaming developments (Indian Country Today) 11/15/10

• • Subsistence fishing rules changing for Kenai Peninsula Tribe (APRN) 11/11/10

• • Senior Staff in the Commission's Office of Native Affairs and Policy Announced (Targeted News Service) 11/10/10

• •Utes to petition Obama for return of tribal lands (Vernal Express) 11/9/10

• •Native American Tribes seek trade ties with Turkey (Townhall.com) 11/11/10

• •Shrinking boundaries may create fainter voices (Indian Country Today) 11/10/10

• • Oneida Tribe of Indians delays waste to energy plant in Ashwaubenon (Greenbay PressGazette) 11/10/10

• •U.S. Interior Department approves Sequamish land trust application (Kitsap Sun) 11/10/10

• • Tribes explore energy alternatives (The Petoskey News) 11/09/10

• • Navajo environmentalists win decision against expansion of mine (Indianz.com) 11/02/10

• • Judge suspends Navajo mining permit (The New York Times) 11/01/10

• • Navajos look to move away from coal in favor of sun and wind (Ther Star Advertiser) 10/26/10

• • Cherokee Nation excluded from watershed-damage litigation (Indian Country Today) 10/22/10

• • New documentary recounts bizarre climate changes seen by Inuit elders (The Globe and Mail) 10/19/10

• • NOAA awards $1M to 5 tribes for imperiled marine mammals, fish (Dow Jones Factiva) 10/07/10

• • EPA proposes smog reduction at Four Corners plant (Las Cruces Sun-News) 10/06/10

• • America's crises in energy/land/water/agriculture spells out substantial tribal wealth(ArticlesBase.com) 10/03/10

• • EPA awards grants to Northeas Oklahoma tribes (Jopling Globe) 09/30/10

• • Utah urges feds to kill tribe's nuclear dump (WKRG.com) 09/28/10

• • 'Uranium rush' prompts Grand Canyon fears (Care2.com) 09/25/10

• • Uranium contamination on southwestern tribal lands to be investigated under EPA (Water World) 09/13/10

• • Ruling: Tribe can't join poultry suit (The Journal Record) 09/22/10

• • Canadian Aborigine leaders want U.S. to stop "dirty oil" flow (Gant Daily) 09/20/10

• • Hopis rescind approval of drilling project aimed at carbon storage on N. Ariz. reservation (The Republic) 09/20/10

• • S. Ute, Shoshone to develop wind power (The Durango Herald) 09/19/10

• • Red Lake Tribal Council declares lands 'wolf sanctuary' (Duluth News Tribune) 09/19/10

• • Arctic ice shrinks to 3rd lowest level in recent decades (The Anchorage Daily News) 09/16/10

• • Navajos ask Supreme Court to protect drinking water from Uranium (Environment News Service) 09/15/10

• • Hig court could melt climate-change cases (The National Law Journal) 09/13/10

• • Practical sovereignty: Southern Ute, Inc. (The Denver Post) 09/12/10

• • Crows assert control over tribal coal (Indian Country Today) 09/10/10

• • Stelmach, Pelosi to talk environment (Red Deer Advocate) 09/07/10

• • EPA complies with court decision and directs Florida to restore water quality in the Everglades (Water Online) 09/08/10

• • Resource concerns transcend tribal boundaries (Indian Country Today) 08/25/10

• • Energy giant told to follow rules (Indian Country Today) 08/19/10

• • Apache protests intensify Copper mining permits under attack (Arizona Silver Belt) 08/25/10

• • Tribal lands struggle to bring clean power online (NPR) 08/20/10

• • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe taps sun power (Indian Country Today) 08/18/10

• • Rocky Boy sets nation-to-nation agreement for recovery (The Havre Daily News) 08/18/10

• • Miccosukee, Tea Party, even ex Gov. Kirk weigh in at water district (The Palm Beach Post) 08/12/10

• • Tribe, othres can weigh permits for proposed uranium mine near Edgemont (The Rapid City Journal) 08/09/10

• • Alaska fishermen circle their boats to fight mine (Los Angeles Times) 08/04/10

• • EPA chief highlights tribal relations (Indian Country Today) 08/02/10

• • Ford Foundation commits $85 million to advance rural land rights and reduce climate change (News Blaze) 07/29/10

• • Tribes, immigrants, and fishermen unite against MLPA (www.IndyBay.org) 07/28/10

• • Alaska asks fishermen to reduce catch (The Alaska Dispatch) 07/21/10

• • D.C. Circuit awards Apache Nation extra gas royalties (Forbes.com) 07/20/10

• • Tribes: nuclear waste can't be stored at Hanford (KPRTv.com) 07/15/10

• • An indigenous call to action (Indian Country Today) 07/14/10

• • Fifth Circuit judges allow dismissal of climage change lawsuit brought by Katrina victims (Lexology) 07/07/10

• • Your chance to weigh in on solutions for the Klamath Basin (OregonLive.com) 07/07/10

• • Tulalip Tribes request environmental review of development of Stevens Pass Ski Area (Indian Country Today) 07/01/10

• • Spill imperils Native American fishing village (National Wildlife Federation) 06/28/10

• • Interior issues $5.2 M civil penalty to BP American for false reporting on tribal lands (US Department of the Interior) 6/30/10

• • Indigenous peoples at US social forum: halting the legacy of genocide (The Narcosphere) 06/25/10

• • Cape Wind sued for violating Endangered Species Act (Indian Country Today) 06/25/10

• • Tribes prepare for impacts of climate change (Indian Country Today) 06/11/10

• • New green grants for communities and non-profits (Smart Planet) 06/09/10

• • Oil Spill threatens Native American "water" village (National Geographic) 06/08/10

• • Canada's 'Arctic Summit' highlights global tensions, competing interests (The Vancouver Sun) 05/18/10

• • Cape Wind opponents draw environmental and political parallels to Gulf oil disaster (Indian Country Today) 06/10/10

• • Will 100-pound salmon return to Elwha? (Indian Country Today) 06/09/10

• • Nez Perce sue over irrigation plan (Associated Press) 06/09/10

• • State recognized tribes face greater oil spill risks (Indian Country Today) 06/04/10

• • Groups urge President Obama to adopt principles on gulf oil spill, clean energy economy (The Huffington Post) 05/27/10

• • Lawsuit blasts plan to reduce eagle protection (The Payson Roundup) 05/25/10

• • Obama orders halt to deepwater drilling in the Gulf (The Washington Post) 05/27/10

• • Nuclear-power officials vow to mine uranium "the right way" (The Denver Post) 05/27/10

• • Nation's Tribes asking Congress for swift action on climate legislation (Associated Content) 05/26/10

• • Spill reinforces oil bad will for American Indians (The Native American Times) 05/20/10

• • Cape Wind deal means dollars for tribes, higher costs for consumers (The Martha's Vinyard Times) 05/20/10

• • Alaska tribe asks government to suspend arctic oil drilling (The Wall Street Journal) 05/19/10

• • Tribal energy legislation inches forward (Indian Country Today) 05/16/10

• • Opinion: Harnessing untapped energy by empowering Native Americans (The Daily Caller) 05/13/10

• • Southern Ute Tribe's aircode on track toward approval (The Durango Herald) 05/11/10

• • Long suffering tribe fears oil may strike final blow (MSNBC) 05/11/10

• • Navajo Nation commits to green economy (Indian Country Today) 05/10/10

• • Ex-Fish and Game officials warn of Sealaska bill (The Associated Press) 05/05/10

• • Ecological Calamity Grows (Indian Country Today) 05/03/10

• • Morales rallies indigenous voices for Mother Earth (Indian Country Today) 05/03/10

• • Senate panel uses Colorado tribe's energy policy as template (Red Lodge Clearinghouse) 05/03/10

• • Opinion: Dorgan draft energy bill limits tribal sovereignty (Indianz.com) 04/28/10

• • Bureau of Indian Affairs ends LNG agreement (The Associated Press) 04/27/10

• • Energy bill stalling has groups riled up (People's World) 04/27/10

• • Tribal energy dollars increase with changes (Indian Country Today) 04/19/10

• • Tribal leaders want energy development streamlined (The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner) 04/23/10

• • BIA plans to resubmit assessment for Desert Rock (Associated Press) 04/19/10

• • EPA announces new Office of International and Tribal Affairs Action (Indian Country Today ) 04/09/10

• • 'State of the Birds' report released (Indian Country Today) 04/12/10

• • Climate change scientists turn to Inuits for research (Mother Nature Network) 04/10/10

• • Climate Justice Movement: from Copenhagen to Cochabamba (CommonDreams.org) 04/08/10

• • New report provides tribal energy outlook (Indian Country Today) 04/06/10

• • Crow Tea Party denounces Many Stars deal (The Billings Gazette) 04/05/10

• • Exxon Mobil unit to pay $32.2 million in settlement on underpayment of royalties (The Washington Examiner) 04/05/10

• • Navajo Nation stands by power plant despite snags (CNBC) 04/02/10

• • Decision backs Miccosukee Tribe in battle over Everglades (Indianz.com) 04/01/10

• • St. Regis Mohawks adopt state fishing regulations (The Watertown Daily Times) 04/0/10

• • Indigenous forum in Costa Rica on climate change (InsideCostaRica.com) 04/01/10

• • Harvesting the air (The Economist) 03/31/10

• • Obama to open offshore areas to oil drilling for first time (The New York Times) 03/30/10

• • Tsosie article on climate change published in Houston journal (Arizona State University College of Law) 03/30/10

• • US Native Tribes key for renewable energy (ReinforcedPlastics.com) 03/26/10

• • Report: renewable resources on tribal lands should be utilized responsibly (North American Wind Power) 03/24/10

• • SD Indian country eyed for clean energy development (Public News Service) 03/24/10

• • Indigenous leader confronts Chevron (Indian Country Today) 03/18/10

• • Secretary Salazar announces $3.7 million in renewable energy project grants for 13 tribal communities (Power Online) 03/18/10

• • EPA announces the new office of international and tribal affairs (EPA.gov) 03/17/10

• • Cowlitz tribe gets Pacific smelt listed as 'threatened' species (Puget Sound Business Journal) 03/16/10

• • Tribal council passes Protected Species Act (Cherokee.org) 03/16/10

• • Alaskans fear for their way of life (USA Today) 03/16/10

• • Climate meeting provided path for better treaty (The Missoulian) 03/15/10

• • California lawmaker calls for salmon population restoration (Indian Country Today) 03/06/10

• • 10th Circuit split on uranium activity on Navajo Nation (Indianz.com) 03/09/10

• • California tribes get $1.5 million from feds for conservation (Capitol Weekly) 03/04/10

• • Tribe, Feds sue mine for massive pollution (Court House News Service) 03/04/10

• • Indigenous plans of action for climate change summit (Indian Country Today) 02/28/10

• • 42 wildlife grants awarded in 16 states (UTV44.com) 03/01/10

• • City of Denver, Northern Cheyenne Tribe, and Salt Lake City receive grants to combat greenhouse gases (EPA) 02/25/10

• • Alaska's climate refugees on the move (Mindfood.com) 02/24/10

• • Gathering hopes to change Native Claims Act to protect subsistence (KTUU.com) 02/23/10

• • Alaska demonstrates a bipartisan approach to climate change is possible (pewclimate.org) 02/22/10

• • Nuclear waste on Native American lands (Politicalaffairs.net) 02/22/10

• • Education program embraces Indians (SignOnSanDiego.com) 02/25/10

• • Calif. race-based admissions law challenged anew (Indian Country Today) 02/20/10

• • Alaskan village stands on leading edge of climate change (Individual.com) 02/18/10

• • The Klamath basin agreements: some signers, some skeptics (Public News Service) 02/18/10

• • Alaska Native corporation's land deal draws ire (Indian Country Today) 02/16/10

• • IGR committee confirms Navajo Green Economy commissioners (Indian Country Today) 02/09/10

• • Alaska Natives support chemical management reform (Indian Country Today) 02/09/10

• • Rosebud to host renewable energy conference (The Rapid City Journal) 01/26/10

• • Climate change policy needs Indigenous knowledge (The Global Policy Forum) 01/25/10 (See report cited)

• • Kivalina, Alaska: eroding village appeals lawsuit's dismissal, blames corporations for climate change (The Huffington Post ) 02/04/10

• • Minnesota DNR, Red Lake Nation renew agreement (Minnesota DNR) 01/28/10

• • Eroding Alaska village appeals lawsuit's dismissal (Examiner.com) 01/28/10

• • Shell Oil Chuckchi Sea drilling plans challenged (EarthJustice.org) 01/20/10

• • Salazar sets deadline for Cape Wind project decision (Indian Country Today) 01/27/10

• • Jemez Pueblo first Native American tribe to use reservation for solar energy generation (PR-Canada.net) 01/24/10

• • Klamath tribes ok basin restoration agreement (Fresnobee.com) 01/20/10

• • Navajo leaders ok Big Boquillas Ranch wind energy deal (Deseret News) 01/17/10

• • N.M. tribe hopes to profit from solar energy (The Denver Post ) 01/18/10

• • Wind project on Navajo Nation moving forward (The Daily Times) 01/16/10

• • ND, tribe garner millions from oil tax accord (ABC News ) 01/15/10

• • Climate and Race (The Daily Score) 01/14/10

• • US Department of Labor announces $150 million in 'Pathways Out of Poverty' training grants for green jobs (StreetInsider.com) 01/13/10

• • Hopi and Navajo residents stop Peabody's coal mine expansion on Black Mesa (NewsVine.com) 01/13/10

• • Tribe looks to cash in on solar (The Journal Gazette) 01/13/10

• • Tribes sue over Simplot land swap in Idaho (The Idaho Statesman) 01/11/10

• • Hopi and Navajo residents stop Peabody's coal mine expansion on Black Mesa (YubaNet.com) 01/09/10

• • Boise company's high tech gear collects data that can influence salmon policy (The Idaho Statesman) 01/07/10

• • Cherokee Nation appeals to join lawsuit against poultry industry (The Cherokee Phoenix) 01/06/10

 

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