NTUA fails to acquire community consent in Cameron solar project

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By Jessica Keetso, Tó Nizhóní Ání Organizer *Disclaimer: The author has a history of working with the Cameron chapter since 2016 as a Little Colorado River Watershed Chapter Association (LCRWCA) organizer and currently as a Tó Nizhóní Ání (TNA) organizer. Ms. Keetso’s paternal grandparents (Keetso/Beard) and extended relatives originate from the Dziłibáí (Gray Mountain) area.…

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PEABODY TO CANCEL HEALTH CARE BENEFIT FOR RETIRED COAL MINERS

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Peabody Energy is ending a health care benefit program for retired miners as a cost-saving measure. The St. Louis-based coal giant announced plans last week to discontinue coverage of medical expenses for workers enrolled in Medicare and to stop providing life insurance to retirees, The Casper Star-Tribune reported. The change is expected to go into effect…

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NATIONAL ECONOMIC TRANSITION PLATFORM

National Economic Transition Platform

BREAKING: Leaders from coal communities across America today released their historic platform for bolstering regions hit hard by the declining industry–a crisis deepened by the Covid pandemic. In their National Economic Transition Platform, local, tribal and labor leaders call on national and federal leaders to make a big, bold investment in communities from Appalachia to…

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WORC REPORT ON RECLAMATION JOBS

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Help us spread the word via social media with the following handles and hashtags. Ahéhee’! Handles: @NNPrezNez  @NavajoCouncil  @RepRaulGrijalva @peabodyenergy @OSMRE @BlackMesaTrust @DineCARE1 Hashtags: #NavajoEquitableEconomy #NavajoNation #HopiTribe #ReclamationJobs Navajo/Hopi This is cleanup on the #NavajoNation a year AFTER Kayenta coal mine closed. Hundreds of miners are eager to go back to work on reclamation but…

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