Friday, January 27, 2023

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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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.