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Shiprock Votes To Keep Irrigation Shut Off

Shiprock Votes To Keep Irrigation Shut Off

The Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency said initial testing results showed that water in the San Juan River is safe for agricultural use. …

Food Security Fallout After Animas River Contamination

Food Security Fallout After Animas River Contamination

It’s been two weeks since the Gold King Mine spill closed irrigation on the Navajo Nation and officials say fields around Shiprock are beginning to …

Enviro Group Says Methane Rules Could Curb Smog

Enviro Group Says Methane Rules Could Curb Smog

The Obama Administration recently proposed new standards that would reduce methane emissions from natural gas operations across the country, and …

Shiprock Farmers Scramble To Save Fields

Shiprock Farmers Scramble To Save Fields

It’s been nearly two weeks since the Gold King Mine spill caused the shut down of San Juan River irrigation to farms on the Navajo Nation. …

Volunteers Go Door-To-Door To Alert Navajos About Spill

Volunteers Go Door-To-Door To Alert Navajos About Spill

SHIPROCK, N.M.—Not everyone on the Navajo Nation had heard about the Gold King Mine spill that happened more than a week ago, even though they …

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Pulls Out Of State Exchange

Blue Cross Blue Shield Pulls Out Of State Exchange

This week Blue Cross Blue Shield announced it will be pulling out of the state health insurance exchange in January. President Kurt Shipley says the company lost over $19 million in New Mexico this year and is leaving, …

Navajo Farmers: EPA Sent Us More Contaminated Water

Navajo Farmers: EPA Sent Us More Contaminated Water

Farmers in Shiprock say the tankers arriving with desperately needed hydration for their crops contained water that smelled like petroleum, was visibly discolored and had an odd sheen to

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