Navajo Nation is Appalled by the U.S. EPA Decision Not to Accept Responsibility for Gold King Spill

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Published January 17, 2017 WINDOW ROCK – The Navajo Nation learned late Friday afternoon that the U.S. EPA is reneging on its promise to accept responsibility for the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, rejecting the Nation’s claim for damages arising out of the catastrophic event. This decision comes after the EPA represented for months that it […]

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DAPL Attorneys File Motion to Block Publication of Environmental Impact Statement Announcement

Published January 17, 2017 FORT YAKES, NORTH DAKOTA — Yesterday, attorneys representing the Dakota Access Pipeline filed a motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) asking the Court to block the publication of the announcement about the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in the federal register, which the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is  anticipating this week. DAPL […]

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Palestinian MKs: New Law Passed by the Knesset Aims to Annex West Bank

The Israeli parliament, the Knesset, passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would allow verdicts from military court proceedings in the occupied West Bank to be submitted as evidence in Israeli civilian courts, a move which critics claim is another step aiming to illegally annex the West Bank by applying Israeli domestic laws in the […]

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Cherokee Nation to Disperse Heirloom Seeds February 1

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Published January 17, 2017 TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee Nation will begin dispersing its limited supply of heirloom seeds to tribal citizens interested in growing traditional Cherokee crops and plants starting Feb. 1. The Cherokee Nation keeps an inventory of seeds from rare breeds of corn, beans, squash, gourds, Trail of Tears beads, tobacco and several […]

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