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EPA trying to confirm ND spill didn’t reach lake – The Washington Post

EPA trying to confirm ND spill didn’t reach lake – The Washington Post

MANDAREE, N.D. — Officials are assessing a spill of oil-drilling saltwater from a North Dakota pipeline to ensure none of the brine affected the lake an American Indian reservation uses…

Inspector General Sees Shortfalls in Permitting, Staffing for Oil Boom on American Indian Land

Inspector General Sees Shortfalls in Permitting, Staffing for Oil Boom on American Indian Land

While fossil fuel production from federal lands and waters has been decreasing overall, oil production from American Indian lands has tripled in recent years. That increase is largely due to…

Fort Berthold’s North Dakota pipeline spill cleanup may take weeks – FederalNewsRadio.com

Fort Berthold’s North Dakota pipeline spill cleanup may take weeks – FederalNewsRadio.com

MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) – Company and tribal officials say a pipeline on North Dakota’s Fort Berthold Indian reservation has leaked 1 million gallons of saltwater, with some of the fluid…

Moapa Paiute leader says tribe to expand solar on new land

Moapa Paiute leader says tribe to expand solar on new land

WASHINGTON — The leader of the Moapa Band of Paiutes told Congress on Wednesday that adding land to the tribe’s Southern Nevada reservation would allow it to expand further into…

Federal energy commission turns down Hoopa Tribe’s Klamath dams petition

Federal energy commission turns down Hoopa Tribe’s Klamath dams petition

Last month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied a petition from the Hoopa Tribe regarding PacifiCorp’s dams on the Klamath River, but the effort is not quite over, according to…

Federal and tribal energy sales on a steady decline, U.S. says

Federal and tribal energy sales on a steady decline, U.S. says

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) –A drop in offshore natural gas production is behind the decline in sales of fossil fuels derived from federal and tribal lands, the U.S. Energy Department…

Minnesota’s Shooting Star casino contemplates biomass power

Minnesota’s Shooting Star casino contemplates biomass power

For the past couple of years, the White Earth Nation of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has been contemplating installation a biomass power system for its Shooting Star Casino and Event…

Navajo Oil and Gas Owned-Company strife may calm

Navajo Oil and Gas Owned-Company strife may calm

FARMINGTON - A leadership conflict over a multi-million dollar Navajo-owned company that has been stewing since December could be cleared up if the Navajo Nation Council ratifies a new charter…

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