The federal government’s 2014 climate change assessment puts the Standing Rock dispute in context with this paragraph about the Great Plains. “Rising temperatures are leading to increased demand for water and energy. In parts of the region, this will cons
Mark Trahant
9/12/16
TRAHANT REPORTS — On Friday I tweeted : “What an extraordinary day, the federal government has a pulse.” The United States finally weighed in on what many of us believe is the most...
National Center President and CEO Gary Davis addresses the General Session attendees at the national Reservation Economic Summit 2015.
Kristin Butler
3/18/16
When Gary Davis describes the vast opportunities and monumental impact of the annual Reservation Economic Summit (RES), he consistently calls it "powerful." "Our work — and it's a ...
Mark Fogarty
7/30/15
Five American Indian tribes now join five Alaska Native villages in receiving technical assistance from the Department of Energy this year on their renewable and anti-climate-chang...
ICTMN Staff
12/26/14
Earlier this month Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced the formalization of the Nuclear Energy Tribal Working Group (NETWG) as part of President Barack Obama’s commitment to st...
Alex Jacobs
12/13/14

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez made news after her Environment Secretary presented papers to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz, with fines for LANL – the Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory - of $32.6 million for 24 violations and WIPP - the Waste Isolation Pilot Project - $17.7 million for 13 violations...

ICTMN Staff
12/5/14
Two tribes are among 16 communities across the U.S...
Alex Jacobs
11/24/14
Did a typo cause the $500 million (and counting) ongoing cleanup of the radiation leak at the Waste Isolation Project (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico?...
ICTMN Staff
11/23/14
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Energy (DOE) to be a partner ...
Alex Jacobs
5/26/14
Right now 850 Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) workers are above ground, not doing much but waiting or " performing surface facilities maintenance or assisting with procedure rev...
Alex Jacobs
5/9/14
On May 5, Department of Energy (DOE) crews discovered damaged bags of magnesium oxide on top of nuclear waste containers shipped from the Los Alamos Lab inside the Waste Isolation ...

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