Tag: Navajo Nation
Navajo opponents say it is another way outsiders will profit by harming their environment and health.
The court case was the Navajo Nation’s bid to accelerate the process and secure water for its reservation.
Zach Fuentes, former deputy chief of staff to President Trump, won the contract just days after registering his company. He sold Chinese masks to the government just as federal regulators were scrutinizing foreign-made equipment.
The Navajo Nation's alarming surge in cases is another example of an underserved and historically marginalized minority population being particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Are we going to keep getting body bags or are we going to get what we actually need?”
“The level of inequity that you’re seeing … it’s part of this pattern.”
“Navajo Nation Council signaled that it is time for change. In order to develop a healthy and diverse economy that does not overly rely on any particular industry."
If the Navajo Nation were to buy the plant and mine, Peabody could shift liability for the shutdown onto the shoulders of the Nation.
Members of the Navajo nation traveled from Arizona to Avenue Capital Group’s offices in New York City to push for a 2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS), near Page, Arizona.