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• • EPA Mercury Limits Seen as Toxic to Rez (Gallup Independent) 12/18

• • Sanctuary Plan Unveiled (Albuquerque Journal) 12/17

• • Beach Residents Share Concerns with Tribe (herald.net) 12/15

• • Indian Tribe Files Tar Creek Lawsuit (newsok.com) * 12/13

• • EPA Announces Cleanup Agreement Tar Creek (News-Record) 12/11

• • Water Plan Revised to Protect Indian Rights (Santa Fe New Mexican) 12/11

• • Pueblo Gets More Time to Rid Track of Manure (Albuquerque Journal) 12/10

• • Water Pact in Reach (Daily Times) 12/7

• • Tribes Celebrate End of Mine Saga (Green Bay Press Gazette) 12/7

• • Utes Fear Impacts of Uranium Waste Disposal (Cortez Journal) 12/2

• • Everglades Special Master Ready with First Report (Sun-Sentinel) 12/2

• • Tribes See Multiple Problems in Energy Bill, Want it Killed (Billings Gazette) 11/21

• • U.S. Accord Gives Water to Shivwits (Desert News) 11/20

• • Feds Link Fish Kill to Many Factors (Klamath Falls Herald and News) 11/18

• • GOP Energy Bill Taps Indian Lands (Arizona Daily Sun) 11/18

• • Gold Mining Leaves a Toxic Trail (Environmental News Network) 11/18

• • Judge Picks Lawyer as Special Master for Everglades Cleanup (Sun-Sentinel) 11/7

• • Good Bison Festival to begin Thursday (Rapid City Journal) 11/5

• • Environmentalists Hope Oversight of 'Glades Cleanup Will Intensify (Sun-Sentinel) 10/31

• • Everglades Judge Appoints Special Master (Miami Herald) 10/30

• • Fort Belknap Tribes Sues over Pollution (Billings Gazette) 10/29

• • Columbia Basin Tribes Press for Change in River Health (Environmental News Network) 10/28

• • Study Recommends Massive Effort to Restore Klamath (Eureka Times Standard) 10/23

• • Officials Balk at CDA Tribe's Request (kxly.com) 10/22

• • Village Invited to Test Cheap, Clean Nuclear Power (Anchorage Daily News) 10/21

• • Trinity River Offer Rejected (Record Searchlight) 10/21

• • Greens Plot Media Strategy for Basin (Herald and News) 10/20

• • Cowboys, Indians, and Land: an Old Saga's New Twist (Christian Science Monitor) 10/20

• • Deal Could End Trinity River Dispute, Restore Flow (Contra Costa Times) 10/15

• • Water Pipe Symbol of Cooperation (Norwich Bulletin) 10/15

• • Buying Dams to Save Salmon (Washington Post) 10/7

• • New Judge Wades into Case (Miami Herald) 10/7

• • Colvilles Threaten Suit over Pollution (Post Intelligencer) 10/7

• • Accord Builds in Klamath Basin (The Oregonian) 10/4

• • Tribe Has 23,688 More Acres to Conserve (Journal Sentinel) 10/2

• • Tribe Acquires Mustang Ranch Water Rights (Gazette-Journal) 10/2

• • 13 Tribes Seek Environment Regulatory Role (NewsOK.com) * 10/1

• • GOP Leaders Release Second Draft of Energy Bill (Indianz.com) 9/30

• • Big Sugar Wins Bid to Oust Federal Judge Overseeing Everglades Cleanup (Sun-Sentinel) 9/24

• • Power Where You'd Least Expect It (Herald.net) 9/22

• • Hopis Seek Their Water Rights (Arizona Central) 9/22

• • Closed: Sign of Pollution's Spread (Seattle Times) 9/17

• • Blackfeet Unfurl Qualms at Front Drilling Hearing (Great Falls Tribune) 9/17

• • EPA Fears Health Threat from Columbia River Slag (Seattle Times) 9/16

• • Tulalips Protest Everett's New Pier (Heraldnet.com) 9/16

• • White House Backs Most Items in Emerging Energy Package (NYT) * 9/11

• • Bush Brief Backs Fla. Agency over Miccosukee Tribe (Indianz.com) 9/11

• • Water District to File Argument on Permit for Pumping Dirty Water into Everglades (Sun-Sentinel) 9/10

• • Swinomish May Sue over Tide Gates (Post-Intelligencer) 9/10

• • Interior Department to Investigate White House-Klamath Connections (The Olympian) 9/08

• • Judge Holds Mining Companies Liable for Some Damage (KTVB.com) * 9/04

• • Court Rejects Tribal, Environmental Lawsuit Claiming Bonneville Mismanaged Fish (Oregonian) 9/02

• • Nuclear Waste Repository: Yucca Mountain Already Having Effect on Tribes (Las Vegas Review Journal) 9/02

• • A Disappearing Way of Life: Yuroks Fear Klamath River Water Grabs Are Devastating Salmon and Tradition (San Francisco Chronicle) 9/02

• • Tribes Alarmed by Size of Salmon Kill (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 9/01

• • Chairman: Hopi, Navajo Must Join on Aquifer Plan (Gallup Independent) 8/28

• • Penobscots Critical of EPA Ruling (Press Herald) 8/28

• • Tribe Seeks New Source for Energy (NewsOK.com) * 8/28

• • Goshutes, N-consortium Face Off with State (Salt Lake Tribune) 8/27

• • Energy Hearings Deaf to Critics, Activists Say (Rocky Mountain News) 8/27

• • Tribe to Sue Corps over Trafficway Decision (Lawrence Journal World) 8/27

• • Pollution Concerns Ignored, Residents Say (The Oklahoman) * 8/26

• • GOP Renews Hopes for Alaska Oil Drilling (Washington Post) 8/26

• • Water ruling could affect Northern Nevada farmers (Reno Gazette-Journal) 8/21

• • Bush visits as Klamath water growing as political issue (KATU 2 News) 8/19

• • Quapaw Tribe says it will sue mining companies (Joplin Globe) 8/18

• • N.M. Allots $1 mil for River Project (Arizona Republic) 8/11

• • Groups Challenge 'Glades Plan (Sun-Sentinel) 8/08

• • Navajo Prez Sees Fed Energy Bill as Road Map to Exploitation (Gallup Independent) 8/06

• • NAPI: Cut Reservoir Releases (Daily Times) 8/06

• • Canadian Company Says It Won't Study Pollution Effects on River (Post Intelligencer) 8/06

• • Klamath Farmers Build Alliance with Coastal Interests (Press Democrat) 8/03

• • Proposal to Ease Energy Projects Divides Indians (Great Falls Tribune) 8/02

• • Rushed Senate Helps Gas Line (Anchorage Daily News) 8/01

• • Tribes Lobby Against Measure to Loosen Interior Responsibility (Daily-Times) 7/31

• • Tulalips planning to restore Boeing test site to a wetland (Everett Herald) 7/31

• • Tribes, Cities Dispute Decision to Sell Lake Water (Seattle Times) 7/31

• • GOP Senators to Push Energy Bill (Washington Post) 7/28

• • Lake Sacred to Zuni Pueblo Threatened by Proposed Mine (Albuquerque Journal) 7/28

• • Views Mixed on Indian Sewage Plant (Press-Enterprise) 7/24

• • Klamath Basin Water Appeal Overturned (Washington Times) 7/23

• • Navajo Nation President Rallies against Energy Bill (Indianz.com) 7/22

• • Diné Prez, VP Fire up Uranium Protesters (Gallup Independent) 7/22

• • Methane-well Fight Pits Reservation, EPA Officials (Denver Post) 7/21

• • Judge Orders Change in Plan to Distribute Klamath River Water (NYT) * 7/18

• • Spending on Mni Wiconi in Western South Dakota Could Be Cut by a Third (Rapid City Journal) 7/18

• • E.P.A. Begins Cleanup at 10 Toxic Waste Sites; 10 Others Will Wait (NYT) * 7/17

• • Protest over Conference to Curb Water Conflicts (Mercury News) 7/11

• • Alliance: Uranium ‘Threat Is real’ (Daily Times) 7/11

• • Tribe Wants More Protection for Sauk River (Daily Journal of Commerce) 7/08

• • Proposed Land Swap Could Threaten some Plant, Animal Species (Citizen-Times) 7/07

• • Sinking Boat Deals Blow to Village Fishery (Anchorage Daily News) 7/03

• • Bristol Bay land to join lease sale (Anchorage Daily News) 7/03

• • Judge Declines to Stop Pojoaque Water Use (Albuquerque Journal) 7/02

• • Tribe Protests Monitoring for Mine Site (Santa Fe New Mexican) 7/01

• • Supreme Court to Hear Everglades Case (Miami Herald) 6/27

• • Turbines Generating Dreams for Tribe (Rapid City Journal) 6/27

• • Navajo Coalition Opposed to Uranium Mining (Daily Times) 6/26

• • Bush Signs Zuni Water Settlement into Law (KBOTV.com) 6/25

• • Navajo Prez: Feds Pit Large Tribes against Small, Rich vs. Poor (Gallup Independent) 6/23

• • Peabody Wants Damage Claim Dropped (Gallup Independent) 6/18

• • Jicarillas Sell Water to Power Plants (Daily Times) 6/13

• • Debate on Indian Energy Centers on Trust (Indianz.com) 6/12

• • Pact to Assure San Juan River Water (Daily Times) 6/11

• • Towns Sue State over Water Rights (The Day) * 6/11

• • Agency Sticking to Tribe Water Ruling (The Day) * 6/09

• • Senate Energy Bill Draws Objection from Navajo Nation (Indianz.com) 6/06

• • Yakamas Plan to Sue Energy Dept. over Pollution of Columbia River
(Seattle Times) 6/06

• • Man Catches Fish with Computer in Belly (Star Tribune) * 6/06

• • The Columbia River Sacrificed to Help Us Win World War II (Tidepool.com) 6/06

• • Another Trinity River Foe Removes Support for Suit (Times-Standard) 6/06

• • Groups Vow Fight against Hydropower Plan (Great Falls Tribune) 6/05

• • Zuni Water Settlement Tangled in Democratic Tax Protest (AZ Daily Sun) 6/05

• • Fishermen and Indian Tribes Ally (NYT) * 6/03

• • Justices Save Several Key Cases for Last (USA Today) 6/02

• • Feds Backing Miccosukees in Water Dispute (Tallahassee Democrat) 6/02

• • N-Waste Site Quake-Safe, Board Says (Salt Lake Tribune) 5/23

• • Española Reaches Water Agreement with Pueblos (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/21

• • Pueblo Expands Battle Against Mining (Santa Fe New Mexican) 5/16

• • State Sides with BLM in Coalbed Methane Lawsuits (Star Tribune) 5/16

• • Prairie Island Votes in Favor of More Nuclear Waste at Xcel Plant (Star Tribune) 5/15

• • State Suspends Lake Of Isles Decision — For Now (The Day) 5/14

• • Everglades Bill Bedevils Bush (Orlando Sentinel) 5/14

• • Cheyenne Sue over Methane (Billings Gazette) 5/09

• • Judge Rules Plan Is Insufficient To Save Salmon (Washington Post) 5/08

• • Tribes, Greens Say Water-rights Measures Would Harm Salmon (Post Intelligencer) 5/06

• • Utilities Grasp at Power (Washington Post) 5/05

• • State Criticized On Tribe Water Ruling (The Day) 5/05

• • Indian Energy Title Adopted without Changes (Indianz.com) 4/30

• • Campbell Seeks More Drilling on Indian Land (Denver Post) 4/29

• • Bonneau Dam Project Begins in May (Daily News) 4/29

• • Utahns Ask Help to Block N-Waste (Salt Lake Tribune) 4/25

• • A Methane to Their Madness (Post-Intelligencer) 4/22

• • Navajo Nation Passes Water-use Agreement with Conditions (Daily Times) 4/18

• • New Coal-fired Plant Proposed in Four Corners (Daily Times) 4/18

• • Riverside County Tribe and Water Districts Settle Rights Dispute (Mercury News) 4/18

• • Navajo Nation to Vote on Water-use Agreement Today (Farmington Daily Times) 4/17

• • State Helps Tribal Effort to Restore Threatened Trout in Nevada (Reno-Gazette) 4/17

• • Court Appears Ready to Toss Peabody Appeal (Indianz.com) 4/15

• • Domenici Tackles Energy Issues (Albuquerque Journal) 4/15

• • Towns Want Tribe's Water Extension Put On Hold (The Day) 4/14

• • House Passes Bill Including ANWR (Anchorage Daily News) 4/14

• • Ore. Irrigation Plan Balances Priorities (NYT) 4/11

• • Group: Water Overuse Endangers Rivers (NYT) 4/10

• • Navajo Nation to Begin Water Right Talks in Utah (Farmington Daily Times) 4/9

• • Court Won't Reconsider Decision on Roadless Rule for Forest (Juneau Empire) 4/8

• • Nuclear Waste Will Remain in State for Decades (Star Tribune) 4/7

• • U.S. House to Debate Energy Bill Today (Billings Gazette) 4/7

• • Farmers Resist Fish Estuary Plan, Say Salt in Water Table will Ruin Them (Post-Intelligencer) 4/4

• • State Proposes Regulations on Loggers' Use of Herbicide (Anchorage Daily News) 4/3

• • Bear Study Panel to Be Expanded (Billings Gazette) 4/3

• • ANWR Still Alive in House (Daily News-Miner) 4/3

• • New Nuke-Waste Proposal (Salt Lake Tribune) 4/1

• • Norton: ANWR Fight Still on (Anchorage Daily News) 3/30

• • New Department Will Help Utes Stay Environmentally Aware (Durango Herald) 3/27

• • House Panel Approves Bill for More Nuclear Waste Storage (Star Tribune) 3/26

• • Tribes Want Water Guarantees (Arizona Republic) 3/25

• • Crow Water System Fails (Billings Gazette) 3/24

• • City, State Say Deal's Not Dead (Farmington Daily Times) 3/24

• • ANWR Deal Hailed for Protecting Caribou (North CBC) 3/21

• • Tribes Weigh Effects of Energy Legislation on Trust (Indianz.com) 3/20

• • Senate Rejects Oil Drilling in Alaskan Refuge (NY Times) 3/19

• • Navajos Sue U.S. over Water from the Colorado River (Arizona Republic) 3/17

• • Navajo Nation Wants States' Future Water Rights Blocked (Daily Times) 3/18

• • Town Says Seneca-Cayugas Will Have to Raze Bingo Site if Court Rules Against Them (Post Standard) 3/18

• • Tribal Members Voice Support for Mine Cleanup (Great Falls Tribune) 3/19

• • Navajos Quash Water Deal (Daily Times) 3/19

• • Prairie Island, Xcel Reach Tentative Pact on Nuclear Waste Storage (Star Tribune) 3/18

• • Water Projects in Jeopardy Will Effect Rosebud and Pine Ridge (Rapid City Journal) 3/17

• • Three Affiliated Tribes Plan Refinery (Bismarck Tribune) 3/14

• • Senate Funds Disaster Relief, ANWR in Spending Bill (Daily News) 3/14

• • Better Water on the way for Fort Peck Residents (Great Falls Tribune) 3/13

• • Committee to Hear ANWR-drilling Bill (Daily News-Miner) 3/11

• • Bill Seeks to Boost Native Contracts in Parks, Refuges (Daily News-Miner) 3/10

• • Peabody to Use U.S. Supreme Court Ruling as Defense (DailyTimes) 3/7

• • Commission Poised to Sign Water Agreement Contract with Jicarilla Apache (Daily Times) 3/7

• • House OKs Arctic Power Funds (Anchorage Daily News) 2/27

• • Henry Threatens to File Suit over Tar Creek Cleanup (Shawnee News-Star) 2/26

• • Kickapoo Would Benefit from Water-impoundment Reservoir (Topeka Capitol-Journal) 2/24

• • Colusa County Suing Feds, Wants to Stop Cortina Rancheria Landfill (Appeal-Democrat) 2/21

• • State, Pueblo Both File Objections to Pojoaque Water Findings (Albuquerque Journal) 2/20

• • Gila River tribe approves water settlement with U.S. (Arizona Republic) 2/6

• • Navajo Water Rights Lawyer Pollack Could Keep Job (Farmington Daily Times) 1/26

• • California Report Supports Critics of Water Diversion (New York Times) 1/7

• • Salish and Kootenai Win Big Water Rights Case in Montana (Indian Country Today) 1/6

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