Gale Courey Toensing
1/12/15
The Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline moved forward last week when a Senate committee and the House voted to approve the project despite President Obama’s promise to veto the bill...
ICTMN Staff
1/11/15
Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, concluded her first day as the new chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources’ Committee on January 8 with a Tsimshian “gavel.” The Committe...
ICTMN Staff
1/9/15
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has turned down a request by four tribes and a host of opponents to send TransCanada back to the drawing board on its proposal to route...
ICTMN Staff
1/6/15
With the Keystone XL pipeline’s route yet to be finalized, its job prospects not firmly established and the project’s carbon footprint seemingly bigger than originally calculated, ...
Mark Trahant
1/6/15
The new Republican Congress has promised to expedite legislation to promote the Keystone XL Pipeline. North Dakota Sen...
ICTMN Staff
1/5/15
The Yankton Sioux, along with the Cheyenne River, Rosebud and Standing Rock tribes, are joining forces against TransCanada on January 6 as they continue to forestall attempts to ru...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/3/15
The Senate Committee on Energy and Resources will hold a business meeting on Thursday, January 8, to markup an original bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. Sen...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/26/14
This past year was filled with stories that pushed government-to-government and tribal sovereignty forward for Indian country...
ICTMN Staff
12/23/14
The 10 most prominent environmental stories of 2014 constituted a wide range of events—extreme weather, natural disasters, major administrative decisions and potent activism...
ICTMN Staff
12/20/14
The battle over the Keystone XL pipeline is slated to heat up after the first of the year, but at the same time, economists are questioning whether it’s even worth building as oil ...

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