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• • 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

• • Alaska Native, tourism, and conservation groups seek protection for roadless areas in Tongass National Forest (EarthJustice.org) 12/22/09

• • Oneida Tribe focuses on sustainability, preserving resources (PostCrescent.com) 12/13/09

• • Secretary Salazar outlines vision for new energy future at UN conference on climate change (Targeted News Service) 12/11/09

• • We all breathe the same air and drink the same water (Inter Press Service) 12/5/09

• • Stillaguamish, state reclaim wetland habitat (Daily Herald) 12/1/09

• • Respect Wampanoag opposition to Cape Wind (Standard-Times) 12/1/09

• • Native Americans protest nuclear storage (River Towns) 11/27/09

• • Climate declaration in the works at Mystic Lake (Indian Country Today) 11/20/09

• • American Indians meet in Minnesota on climate change (Duluth News Tribune) 11/18/09

• • World Bank affirms support to Indigenous Peoples in designing climate change responses (World Bank Group) 11/18/09

• • Tribal leaders asked to support climate legislation (Indian Country Today) 11/10/09

• • Environmental, tribal groups ask federal court to stop Yellowstone bison slaughters (R&D Mag) 11/9/09

• • Looking at hatcheries through the habitat lens (Indian Country Today) 11/9/09

• • Obama promises Tribal leaders help with environmental issues (Eco Factory) 11/6/09

• • Tribes trek to D.C. to offer climate change perspective (Public News Service) 11/5/09

• • Tribal leaders address climate impacts, clean energy bill (National Wildlife Federation) 11/4/09

• • Ecology vs. need for cash: Power plant splits Hopis (Arizona Republic) 11/3/09

• • Mass. tribes fume over Cape wind (Boston Herald) 11/3/09

• • White man speak with forked tongue (Planet Gore) 11/3/09

• • Navajo Nation to benefit from energy "smart grid" grants (All American Patriots) 10/30/09

• • Don't ignore nature's messages (Albuquerque Journal) 10/29/09

• • Sens. Bingaman & Udall bill would mitigate effects of climate change on natural resources (All American Patriots) 10/28/09

• • Navajo Nation gets $4.9M for smart grid (Farmington Daily Times) 10/28/09

• • Navajo station needs emission control reprieve (Arizona Daily Star) 10/25/09

• • Minnesota Indian tribe calls for nuclear waste solution (Nuclear Power Daily) 10/21/09

• • AFN convention to touch on village issues (Anchorage Daily News) 10/21/09

• • Shell gets conditional OK for Beaufort Sea drilling plan (Anchorage Daily News) 10/19/09

• • Court dismisses global warming case against big oil (Pacific Business News) 10/16/09. See related information at Turtle Talk blog.

• • Hopi people are environmentalists (Arizona Republic) 10/10/09

• • Tribe helps rebuild Shabbona fish-rearing pond (Daily Chronicle) 10/8/09

• • Tribe's wind turbine is up - and close to running (Prior Lake American) 10/6/09

• • End to the Klamath War (New York Times) 10/3/09

• • Tribe turning greenbacks from casino into green energy (Minnesota Public Radio) 10/2/09

• • Ponca Nation gets $10.5 million settlement in environmental lawsuit (Indian Country Today) 10/1/09

• • Tribe opposing Everglades road work (Herald Tribune) 10/1/09

• • Otter Creek should not be out of mind (Montana Kaimin) 10/1/09

• • Hopi, Navajos say environmentalists not welcome (Miami Herald) 9/30/09

• • W.Va. meet led to Klamath dam removal, salmon aid (Sun News) 9/30/09

• • Oneidas seek trash for energy project (Green Bay Press-Gazette) 9/30/09

• • EPA to reconsider Navajo coal plant permit (Farmington Daily Times) 9/27/09

• • Native leaders criticize Murkowski amendment (KTUU) 9/22/09

• • Tribal sovereignty and the green energy revolution (Indian Country Today) 9/18/09

• • Ariz. tribes unite against uranium mines (Durango Herald) 9/17/09

• • Refinery gets hard questions on reservation (Bismarck Tribune) 9/10/09

• • Tribes explore wind power (Oregon Business) 9/1/09

• • Greens threaten American Indian prosperity (Washington Examiner) 8/28/09

• • Tribal effort to fix broken world hinges on condor (Indian Country Today) 8/27/09

• • Northern Cheyenne seeks water rules that could curb drilling (Peak Oil) 8/26/09

• • Cleaning of Puget Sound brings tribes full circle (New York Times) 8/24/09

• • Appeals court agrees to rehear N.M. mine site case (Albuquerque Journal) 8/25/09

• • Native, green groups oppose Tar Sands pipeline (SustainableBusiness.com) 8/24/09

• • Eagle death deal sought (Casper Star-Tribune) 8/23/09

• • Tribal housing builds 'green' (Targeted News Service) 8/19/09

• • New energy partnership gives first nations opportunity to commercially develop own resources (NewsBlaze) 8/17/09

• • A new test for business and biofuel (New York Times) 8/16/09

• • Environmental coalition forms to fight Gorge casino (The Oregonian) 8/3/09

• • Continental Carbon Co., Ponca Tribe reach settlement in pollution lawsuit (Journal Record ) 7/30/09

• • EPA to oversee contaminated Navajo soil cleanup (The Arizona Republic) 7/30/09

• • Uranium Contamination Haunts Navajo Country (New York Times) 7/26/09

• • Suagee: Tribal sovereignty and the green energy revolution: The Waxman-Markey Bill (Indian Country Today) 7/25/09

• • Tribal media campaign brings attention to climate issues in Wisconsin (Indian Country Today) 7/15/09

• • Mass. Indian tribes object to wind farm proposal (Boston Globe) 7/15/09

• • Minnesota tribes fight Enbridge oil pipeline (Indian Country Today) 7/8/09

• • Nonprofit, company aim to boost green energy on tribal lands (Sacramental Business Journal) 7/6/09

• • Apache trout and Apache Tribe face an emergency (Indian Country Today) 7/5/09

• • Nation’s tribes ask Congress for climate legislation (Cherokee Phoenix) 6/30/09

• • Tribal members fight Enbridge oil pipeline (Duluth News Tribune) 6/29/09

• • Tribes urged to support renewable energy legislation (Indian Country Today) 6/28/09

• • Grant to bring renewable energy to Navajo homes (Examiner.com) 6/26/09

• • Navajo President Joe Shirley, Jr., Navajo EPA Director Stephen B. Etsitty honored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 for leadership (Targeted News Service) 6/24/09

• • U.S. EPA recognizes Navajo Nation for outstanding environmental protection, leadership (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) 6/16/09

• • $10M in first EPA grants to develop climate change showcase communities (Pollution Online) 6/16/09

• • Michigan governor, Indian tribes agree to work together to fight global warming (All American Patriots) 6/16/09

• • Donoma Energy promises green off-the-grid ‘economic sovereignty’ (Indian Country Today) 6/15/09

• • Point Lay celebrates first whale in 72 years (Anchorage Daily News) 6/14/09

• • NARP invests in energy development on American Indian reservations (Indian Country Today) 6/11/09

• • Wind-farm project set for Campo reservation (The San Diego Union-Tribune) 6/11/09

• • Laughlin coal-fired power plant going away (The Las Vegas Review-Journal) 6/11/09

• • Yakama tribe pulls out of cleanup council (Columbian) 6/10/09

• • Washington tribes receive nearly $2 million to protect Puget Sound (Indian Country Today) 6/9/09

• • Winds blow hope to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (Indian Country Today) 6/9/09

• • NY Mohawks to vote on creating electric utility (Associated Press) 6/6/09

• • Oklahoma tribes urged to welcome wind energy industry (NewsOK) 6/5/09

• • EPA honors tribe for complete reliance on renewable energy (The Press-Enterprise) 6/1/09

• • Tribes press government to clean up nuclear waste [Tuba City, AZ] (Forbes.com) 5/27/09

• • Augustine Band takes green path (myDesert.com) 5/27/09

• • EPA grant to cleanse S. Dakota sites (Argus Leader) 5/21/09

• • Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water on Montana Tribal Lands (United States Environmental Protection Agency) 5/20/09

• • Restoring the condor? (Times-Standard) 5/20/09

• • Appeals court upholds uranium mining curb on Navajo lands (Indian Country Today) 5/19/09

• • Crow Creek Sioux Tribe announces wind farm project (Jamestown Sun) 5/19/09

• • Navajo activist returns to fight power plant (Indianz.com) 5/14/09

• • 2 views offered on Navajo ‘Green Economy’ (Gallup Independent) 5/12/09

• • Tribal sovereignty and the green energy revolution [Part II] (Indian Country Today) 5/12/09

• • No reservations: Indian Country sets sights on wind power (and gravel) (Wall Street Journal) 5/6/09

• • Indian activists vow to fight northern Minn. oil pipeline (Minnesota Public Radio) 5/6/09

• • St. Regis Mohawks may quit National Grid (Syracuse Post-Standard) 5/5/09

• • The EPA takes an opportunity away from the Navajo (Farmington Daily Times) 5/5/09

• • Tribal sovereignty and the green energy revolution [Part I] (Indian Country Today) 5/4/09

• • Washington Tribes receive nearly $2 million for projects to protect Puget Sound (United States Environmental Protection Agency) 4/29/09

• • EPA seeks remand of Navajo power plant permit (Colorado Wire) 4/28/09

• • Kalispel tribe, PUD agree on new dam license (Indian Country Today) 4/27/09

• • Leech Lake, prepare for invasion of Tar Sands oil (Bemidji Pioneer) 4/25/09

• • Southern Utes may allow additional gas wells (Durango Herald) 4/24/09

• • Clean Air Act (Indian Country Today) 4/22/09

• • Our view: Alaska knows well the stakes in debate on global warming (Anchorage Daily News) 4/21/09

• • $7 million in federal grants awarded to Native American tribes for wildlife conservation work (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service) 4/20/09

• • Court: Mine on Indian Country land (Gallup Independent) 4/18/09

• • GT Band seeks grant to help remove dams (Traverse City Record-Eagle) 4/17/09

• • $25 million extra pledged for Tar Creek (Tulsa World) 4/16/09

• • Stimulus funds to clean up Lake County Indian reservation (Press Democrat) 4/15/09

• • Federal judge finds issues with King William County, Va. reservoir permits (Indian Country Today) 4/14/09

• • History shows salmon would be vulnerable to a big mine (Anchorage Daily News) 4/12/09

• • Tribe may regulate pollution sources (Durango Herald) 4/10/09

• • Miccosukee will keep fighting to stop Everglades bridge (Indian Country Today) 4/8/09

• • Sen. wants to develop projects on American Indian land (Waste & Recycling News) 4/4/09

• • NM official concerned about proposed power plant (Cherokee Phoenix) 4/3/09

• • Navajo Nation EPA to inspect underground storage tanks on behalf of U.S. EPA (WaterWorld) 3/31/09

• • Tribe seeking approval to drill for oil (ABC Montana) 3/27/09

• • Tribes want policies to help them aid nation’s hydropower needs (Indian Country Today) 3/24/09

• • McCain says it's time for Plan B for Yucca project (Las Vegas Review-Journal) 4/1/09

• • Stimulus provides $54.8M in tribal energy grants (Indianz.com) 3/27/09

• • Road through Alaskan refuge wins Senate backing (Washington Post) 3/20/09

• • 10th Circuit dismisses oilman's claims of royalties fraud (Law.com) 3/20/09

• • Navajo gets US $50M for 200-MW wind project (Renewable Energy World) 3/16/09

• • Salazar announces tribal energy clearinghouse (Indianz.com) 3/10/09

• • Lifting a tribe's fortunes with wind (Marketplace) 3/10/09

• • Crow leader's vision will live on in Many Stars coal-to-fuels project (Billings Gazette) 3/6/09

• • Official: Nuclear dump is out (Las Vegas Review-Journal ) 3/6/09

• • Internship program aimed at training generation of Native Americans in energy, economic development (Native American Times) 3/5/09

• • Author LaDuke talks 'green economy' at UNL (Lincoln Journal Star) 3/4/09

• • Energy Secretary promises to hold tribal summit (Indianz.com) 3/4/09

• • For Indian tribes, economic needs collide with tradition (USA TODAY) 3/4/09

• • Nation’s tribes asking Congress for swift action on climate legislation (Native American Rights Fund) 3/2/09

• • State widens tribes' rights: DEC chief says nine nations will get voice on environmental issues that affect their reservation lands (BusinessWeek) 2/27/09

• • Salazar to speak at CERT summit in Washington (Indianz.com) 2/27/09

• • Rocky Boy's reaches energy agreement (Great Falls Tribune) 2/20/09

• • Environment, forestry, nature and conservation: Native American company launches green products site and green job program (Prudent Press Agency) 2/19/09

• • It’s time to abandon Desert Rock (High Country News) 2/12/09

• • Augustine Band takes green path (Desert Sun) 2/12/09

• • EPA nearing decision on tribes' refinery (Bismarck Tribune) 2/11/09

• • How dam removal can save the Klamath River (Counter Punch) 1/30/09

• • Subsistence harvest near Red Dog mine declines (Anchorage Daily News) 1/28/09

• • Suit to thwart injection project (Vernal) 1/28/09

• • Tribe explores clean energy plants (Omak Chronicle) 1/28/09

• • State rejects tribe's bid to halt suction dredging (Redding Record Searchlight) 1/27/09

• • State calls for village wind farms (Anchorage Daily News) 1/26/09

• • Desert Rock request is untenable (Daily Times) 1/24/09

• • Inupiat hunter's heirs strike blow against BP (Anchorage Daily News) 1/18/09

• • EPA calls for outdoor burn ban on some reservations (World Link) 1/15/09

• • Hoh Indians head for higher ground (Indian Country Today) 1/13/09

• • Clipper Windpower and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville (Topix) 1/13/09

• • Tribes and climate adaptation (Sightline Daily) 1/12/09

• • Emergency gold dredging rules pitched (Times-Standard) 1/9/09

• • Native America and green jobs: Spring wind rising from Sand Creek (Huffington Post) 1/7/09

• • Kansas tribe to build wind turbines just south of Richardson County (Lincoln Journal Star) 1/7/09

• • Activists oppose coal plant in northern Michigan (Detroit News) 1/6/09

• • Liberating a river (Frontline) 1/3/09

• • Tribe announces addition of two wells (Minot Daily News) 1/2/09

• • Groups press for tribe-friendly renewable energy policies (Indian Country Today) 1/2/09

 

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