Category: ARIZONA_CN COLORADO_RIVER_CN Comm_Indigenous_CN En_Ren_Solar_CN

CCR / Results for: ARIZONA_CN COLORADO_RIVER_CN Comm_Indigenous_CN En_Ren_Solar_CN

Search website. Enter your search term above.

A Native American tribe is about to put solar panels over its canals

By Michelle Lewis

The Gila River Indian Community signed a project partnership agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to put solar panels over its canals.


Judge rules against tribes in fight over Nevada lithium mine they say is near sacred massacre site

By Scott Sonner

A federal judge in Nevada has dealt another legal setback to Native American tribes trying to halt construction of one of the biggest lithium mines in the world.


Clean Energy, Cherished Waters and a Sacred California Rock Caught in the Middle

By Lauren Sloss

My paddle slips gently through calm ocean water as the kayak glides toward the mouth of Morro Bay Harbor. I approach a sandbar covered in resting cormorants, as sea otters float in nearby kelp, inky-eyed pups nestled on their mothers’ chests. On this windless morning, the marine layer paints the world in a gentle watercolor wash. In front of me, Morro Rock rises dramatically from the landscape.


Western States Opposed Tribes’ Access to the Colorado River 70 Years Ago. History Is Repeating Itself.

By Mark Olalde and Anna V. Smith

In the 1950s, after quarreling for decades over the Colorado River, Arizona and California turned to the U.S. Supreme Court for a final resolution on the water that both states sought to sustain their postwar booms.


One of the best climate solutions is giving Indigenous People their land back

I’m also incredibly excited to introduce our artist-in-residence Laila Arêde, who lives in Rio de Janiero, Brazil and is particularly interested in slightly surreal scenes of nature, inspired in part by threatened species in the Amazon and the hope she has for a world focused on justice. Laila will be producing one original artwork each week especially for The Phoenix.


Biden memo directs US agencies to restore ‘healthy and abundant’ salmon runs in the Northwest

By Matthew Daly

In a move that conservationists and tribes called a potential breakthrough, President Joe Biden has directed federal agencies to use all available authorities and resources to restore “healthy and abundant” salmon runs in the Columbia River Basin.


How to Take out a Pipeline

By Greg Mikkelson

The speed of economic growth hinges to a large extent on the supply of fossil fuel, especially of oil and gas, which depends in turn on pipeline capacity. Thus, if we are to turn the tide against economic growth, pipelines are a good strategic place to start. In what follows I focus on the fight against one pipeline in particular.


EPA bolsters states’ control of water, infrastructure permitting

By E.A. Crunden

The Biden administration is restoring significant state and tribal authority over water resources and expanding their leverage on infrastructure permitting decisions, including for pipelines.


From Dams to DAPL, the Army Corps’ Culture of Disdain for Indigenous Communities Must End

One of the privileges of being a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribe is that I can travel the world knowing that whatever happens to me out there, I have a place to call home. On rolling green hills in northeastern South Dakota, the Lake Traverse Reservation is somewhere I can always go to find a roof and a hot meal with family. My mother, another world traveler, and I call it our home base for when life chews you up and spits you out.


Company gets $2.6 million to relinquish oil lease on Montana land that’s sacred to Native Americans

By Matthew Brown

A Louisiana company will receive $2.6 million to relinquish the last remaining oil and gas lease on U.S. forest land near Montana’s Glacier National Park that’s sacred to Native Americans, government officials and attorneys involved in the deal said Friday.