Shawn Yanity

It's a lot easier and less expensive to prevent toxins such as flame retardants, pesticides and mercury from getting into our waters than it is to try and clean them up after the fact. That's the idea behind the state of Washington's plan to update fish consumption rates....

7/5/12
Steve Russell

Luke Russert, son of the late and much-admired journalist Tim Russert, recently referred to Watergate as "the mother of all political scandals." He’s right, given our predilection to add “-gate” when we...

6/30/12
ICTMN Staff
6/15/12
The Daily Show , Jon Stewart's Comedy Central source for news, has hit it out of the park with an investigation into the J.R...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/22/12
The West African proverb “filthy water cannot be washed” can be interpreted as a warning that it is better to maintain a clean water supply than to treat a polluted one...
ICTMN Staff
5/4/12
At a ceremony on April 25, the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority was presented with more than $7 million in loan and grant funding for upgrades to the current Navajo Nation wastewate...
ICTMN Staff
4/30/12
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 Administrator Al Armendariz has resigned after a video surfaced in which he said his approach to dealing with those who violate regul...
Adella Begaye

Some hardships in life can be met through strong will and hard work. As a Navajo, I think of the many thousands of families on our reservation in New Mexico and Arizona who’ve long lived without access to electricity service or running water, and still do....

4/27/12
Carol Berry
4/12/12
On April 3, tribal leaders met with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Denver to discuss a number of pertinent issues, including those related to booming oil and gas expl...
Anne Minard
2/2/12
The Navajo Nation is celebrating the hard-won “clean closure” of a uranium waste dumping ground that was overlooked during federal cleanup efforts in the 1990s...
ICTMN Staff
9/4/12
It has taken more than 30 years, but the U.S...

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