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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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• • Dam deal close after most of a century (News Tribune) 12/16/08

• • Rule eases a mandate under a law on wildlife (New York Times) 12/11/08

• • Tribes explore wind farm possibilities (Native American Times) 12/11/08

• • Tribes protest proposed Ariz. coal mine on ancestral lands (Denver Post) 12/9/08

• • Tribe and town miss on wind energy plans (Martha's Vineyard Times) 12/4/08

• • Local government, Tribe win drilling lawsuit (Cities Go Green) 12/1/08

• • Tribes seek to stop pipeline (Rapid City Journal) 11/26/08

• • Ute tribe looks to control air quality (Daily Times) 11/26/08

• • Puyallup tribal hatchery halfway to goal (News Tribune) 11/20/08

• • Startup secures funds for biofuels plant near Durango (Denver Post) 11/11/08

• • Work crews furiously try to restore power (Rapid City Journal) 11/11/08

• • Tribe emphasizes recycling (Morning Sun) 11/10/08

• • U.S. decides one nuclear dump is enough (New York Times) 11/6/08

• • Dooda Desert Rock plans second prayer ceremony Nov. 8-11 (Daily Times) 11/3/08

• • Sued poultry firms file motion to include tribe (Democrat Gazette) 11/1/08

• • PALA: Band to be 'treated as a state' on air quality concerns (North County Times) 10/30/08

• • Tribal members want concerns to be addressed (Republican Eagle) 10/30/08

• • U.S. EPA decision acknowledges tribal sovereignty for Pala Band of Mission Indians/ “Treatment as State” approval supports Tribe’s air quality program (EPA) 10/23/08

• • Tribal chairman wants 'one-stop' oil shop (Bismarck Tribune) 10/21/08

• • Palin’s hand seen in battle over mine in Alaska (New York Times) 10/21/08

• • Tribal equity in the wind (Indian Country Today) 10/17/08

• • Green jobs for Navajo Nation (It's Getting Hot In Here) 10/15/08

• • Indian tribes see profit in harnessing the wind for power (New York Times) 10/9/08

• • St. Regis Mohawks move closer to municipal power (Press Republican) 10/8/08

• • State fights Desert Roc (Daily Times) 10/3/08

• • Tribe plans geothermal plant (Salt Lake Tribune) 10/2/08

• • Tribe, groups vow to sue to guard rare fish (Salt Lake Tribune) 10/2/08

• • Nine Mile Canyon: Gas drilling hits preservation snag (Salt Lake Tribune) 10/1/08

• • Indian tribal elders, environmentalists share views (Worcester Telegram & Gazette) 9/28/08

• • Addition of Idaho tribes benefits salmon accord (Tri-City Herald) 9/26/08

• • Tribal winds blowing strong (OneWorld.net) 9/15/08

• • Ore. tribes seek partners for biomass project (Oregon Live) 9/12/08

• • Indigenous people protecting land from extraction (Missoulian) 9/7/08

• • Building green housing for Wisconsin's tribes (Capital Times) 9/3/08

• • Federal plan would cut habitat for endangered peninsular bighorn sheep nearly by half (Los Angeles Times) 9/2/08

• • Tribe opposes coal fired plants (Morning Sun) 9/2/08

• • Judge grants extension of bald-eagle protection (Arizona Republic) 8/30/08

• • Forget seven generations: Tribes gamble on coal, despite climate risks (Grist Magazine) 8/16/08

• • Jemez solar plant would sell to grid (New Mexico Business Weekly) 8/19/08

• • Environmental groups challenge Desert Rock decision (Daily Times) 8/15/08

• • Oglala Sioux Tribe gets say in Badlands management (Indian Country Today) 8/12/08

• • Fort Peck, Rocky Boy are latest emerging market tribes for energy development (Indian Country Today) 8/12/08

• • Crow Tribe strikes deal for $7 billion coal project (Montana's News Station) 8/8/08

• • Gas company, tribe nearing right of way agreement (CNN) 8/8/08

• • Agencies develop plan to clean up Navajo contamination (Indian Country Today) 7/25/08

• • Time shortens until EPA must act on Desert Rock (Daily Times) 7/23/08

• • Richardson asks BLM to protect Otero Mesa grasses (Indian Country Today) 7/21/08

• • Colo. official speaks out on N.M. power plant (Indian Country Today) 7/21/08

• • Interior Dept. opens 2.6 million Alaskan acres for oil exploration (New York Times) 7/17/08

• • Mining company liable for pollution at former uranium mine (Seattle Times) 7/16/08

• • Natives help green the Democratic National Convention (Indian Country Today) 7/11/08

• • Indian tribe in Montana wants to exploit coal (Newsweek) 7/9/08

• • N.M. wants to stall late-July deadline for Desert Rock air permit (Daily Times) 7/12/08

• • Wind turbines serve reservation, state (Rapid City Journal) 7/9/08

• • Landfill foes vent to tribe leaders (Appeal-Democrat) 7/8/08

• • Sick Salmon: More Alaskan salmon are being found to be diseased, unusable (Los Angeles Times) 7/7/08

• • Groundbreaking lawsuit accuses Big Oil of conspiracy to deceive public about climate change (Democracy Now!) 7/3/08

• • Badlands cleanup is a good development (Rapid City Jounal) 7/2/08

• • 2 Makahs to serve time for illegally killing whale (The Seattle Times) 7/1/08

• • Uranium cleanup on track for Indian reservation (The San Francisco Chronicle) 6/29/08

• • Alaska Natives get small share of Exxon judgment (Indianz.com) 6/26/08

• • Navajo utility working to provide electricity to more homes (Indian Country Today) 6/23/08

• • Two big rulings awaited from Supreme Court (Indianz.com) 6/24/08

• • Action promised for Fort Berthold oil (The Bismarck Tribune) 6/21/08

• • Miccosukee Tribe sues U.S. to block shift of Tamiami Trail into park (South Florida Sun-Sentinel) 6/18/08

• • Suit filed over salmon-harming dams (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 6/17/08

• • Tribe to study environmental impact of abandoned crab pots (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 6/11/08

• • Minnesota tribe buys up land to restore prairie (Indian Country Today) 6/9/08

• • ND senator miffed over lack of tribal drilling (Forbes) 6/6/08

• • Fueling the future (The Minot Daily News) 6/6/08

• • DOE files to build Yucca [nuclear waste repository] (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 6/4/08

• • Judge rules against TriMet in free speech case over Klamath dams ad (San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center) 6/3/08

• • Minnesota Indian tribe buys up land to restore prairie... (KXMB) 5/30/08

• • Animal insanity [on climate change] (Indian Country Today) 5/30/08

• • Fighting the energy crisis (Indian Country Today) 5/23/08

• • Tribes right to focus on rivers, not litigation (Yakima Herald-Republic) 5/25/08

• • Restoring fish, preserving culture (Indian Country Today) 5/19/08

• • Company challenges EPA ruling: Ruling pertains to uranium mining permits (The Daily Camera) 5/11/08

• • Energy production - not just for the Rockefellers anymore (Indian Country Today) 5/9/08

• • Trash cleanup begins on Pine Ridge Reservation (Indian Country Today) 5/5/08

• • Tribe agrees on funding for fish (Yakima Herald-Republic) 4/30/08

• • Salmon decline is a wake-up call (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) 4/28/08

• • Indian Affairs Committee hearing on energy (Indianz.com) 4/29/08

• • New waste transfer station serves as Spirit Lake milestone (Grand Forks Herald) 4/25/08

• • King Cove land swap bill moves forward (Anchorage Daily News) 4/24/08

• • Why tribes may be key players in eco-energy (The Daily Herald) 4/21/08

• • Standing united: Southwest tribes fight to halt new uranium mine (Indian Country Today) 4/21/08

• • Signed, sealed, delivered (Indian Country Today) 4/21/08

• • Just because you can, doesn't mean you should [coal plant] (Indian Country Today) 4/21/08

• • Tribes, climate change and fish migration (Native Notes) 4/18/08

• • Native company launches wind energy project (Indian Country Today) 4/11/08

• • Indians, state worry about septic tanks (The Albuquerque Journal) 4/15/08

• • Environmental laws to be waived for fence (The Washington Post) 4/2/08

• • Bridging divides at climate change symposium (Indian Country Today) 3/31/08

• • Navajos set to tap power of the wind (The Arizona Republic) 3/28/08

• • Two tribes awarded grants to study wildlife, aquatic habitats (Bangor Daily News) 3/25/08

• • Tribes push for change in federal policy for wind development (Indian Country Today) 3/24/08

• • Seven points: Policy tools for tribes (Indian Country Today) 3/21/08

• • Navajo enterprise sues EPA over proposed power plant (The Albuquerque Journal) 3/19/08

• • A bid to lure wolves with a digital call of the wild (The New York Times) 3/19/08

• • Tribe takes on toxic waste (High Country News) 3/18/08

• • Lawsuit seeks relocation of Native Alaska village (Indian Country Today) 3/17/08

• • Tacoma Power, Skokomish tribe reach deal on dam (The Olympian) 3/17/08

• • Climate change: 'Indigenous people can help' (Independent Online) 3/17/08

• • Artman promotes tribal energy resource agreements (Indianz.com) 3/11/08

• • Indians gather to save the planet (Associated Press) 3/10/08

• • NARF & Alaskan Native village sues 24 oil and energy companies for destruction caused by global warming (Solarion) 3/1/08

• • Justices assess financial damages in Exxon Valdez case (The Washington Post) 2/28/08

• • Eroding Alaska town sues oil, power companies (MSNBC) 2/27/08

• • Exxon oli spill case may get closure. (Washington Post) 2/24/07

• • Desert Rock issue: An even poll split (The Daily Times) 2/21/08

• • Judge dismisses Quechan lawsuit against refinery site (The Yuma Sun) 2/21/08

• • Mining near Grand Canyon a radioactive idea (Arizona Daily Star) 2/21/08

• • Tribes seek to regulate some wells (Interactive Investor) 2/11/08

• • Desert Rock: Tribal members push alternatives, Navajo Nation wants EPA action (The Daily Times) 2/11/08

• • Means proposes wind project for new republic (Rapid City Journal) 2/10/08

• • Uranium exploration near Grand Canyon (The New York Times) 2/7/08

• • Navajos intend to sue over proposed coal-fired power plant (Las Cruces Sun-News) 1/23/08

• • North City proposal left in lurch (The Desert Sun) 1/23/08

• • U.S. Fish and Wildlife will determine fate of 1,000 acres in city (The Desert Sun) 1/18/08

• • Tulalips to hold gathering of coastal Indian tribes (The Daily Herald) 1/14/08

 

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