Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: Navajo Nation

The Feds gave a former White House official $3 million to...

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.

Navajo Nation has highest COVID-19 infection rate in the US

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.

Body bags instead of requested COVID-19 testing kits for Native American...

“Are we going to keep getting body bags or are we going to get what we actually need?”

Navajo Nation suffers third-highest COVID-19 infection rate in US with limited...

“The level of inequity that you’re seeing … it’s part of this pattern.”

Navajo Nation Council ceases efforts to acquire coal-fired power plant in...

“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."

As cleanup dispute looms, Peabody-linked group pushes Navajo Nation to buy...

If the Navajo Nation were to buy the plant and mine, Peabody could shift liability for the shutdown onto the shoulders of the Nation.

Avenue Capital’s plans to revive West’s largest coal-fired power plant spark...

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.

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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.