navajo nation mining

  • News Archives - Navajo Times

    The Fairchild era began this week a half-century ago and the Navajo Times apparently considered it so important that the story took up almost the entire front page and was still continued inside.

  • Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources

    Jun 24, 2015 · The Navajo Nation Council also approved an appropriation of $401,000 from the Navajo Nation Undesignated Unreserved Fund Balance in May. The Navajo Tourism Department under the Navajo Nation Division of Economic Development also contributed $200,000 to .

  • Departments – Navajo Nation Division of Natural Resources

    Navajo Parks & Recreation: Martin L. Begaye: 928-871-6647 • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park • Four Corners Monument • Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park • Little Colorado River Navajo Tribal Park • Window Rock Tribal Park • Special Events Section/Navajo Nation Fair • Window Rock Sports Center • Photography/Filming Permit on ...

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    Mining legacy dates back to the late 1800's for coal and the early 1900's for minerals like uranium, vanadium, copper, and sand & gravel. Navajo AML (NAML) was established in 1988 with the approval of the Navajo Reclamation Plan and Code by the Secretary of the Interior and The Navajo Nation.

  • Training Programs & Courses | Mine Safety and Health ...

    MSHA's State Grants Program distributes federal grants to 49 States and the Navajo Nation. Grants are made to the state agency program responsible for miners' health and safety. Most grant funds are used to support health and safety training courses and programs designed to reduce mining .

  • Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine ...

    Navajo leaders asked the Navajo Transitional Energy Company last year to look into acquiring the power plant and the coal mine as a way to save the revenue and hundreds of jobs held by tribal members.

  • Coal Mining on Navajo Nation's Land - ajelp

    Apr 27, 2019 · Over the last century, many companies have come to Navajo Nation and persuaded the Navajo to engage in land development activities such as livestock ranching, uranium mining, and coal mining.³ One of the most famous natural resource developing project on Navajo Nation is the Najavo Generating Station plant (NGS plant).

  • Navajo mine and power plant closure could bring federal ...

    Navajo mine and power plant closure could bring federal aid to Arizona ... The Navajo Nation has asked SRP to leave standing several buildings at the power plant that the tribe could repurpose ...

  • NAVAJO NATION | Mine Safety and Health ... -

    The nation is approximately the size of West ia. The training program conducts classes for miners and contract employees working on the mining operations leased by the Navajo Nation. The purpose of the training is to educate and make miners and mine operators aware of the many health and safety hazards related to the mining industry.

  • For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy ...

    Apr 10, 2016 · For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy Lingers : Shots - Health News Uranium mining on Navajo lands ended in 1986, but the tribe is .

  • Navajo Nation: Cleaning Up Abandoned Uranium Mines

    The United States and the Navajo Nation entered into settlement agreements that provide funds to conduct investigations and any needed cleanup at 16 of the 46 "priority mines," including six mines in the Northern Abandoned Uranium Mine Region.

  • Environmental Justice for the Navajo : Uranium Mining in ...

    Background Mining for minerals in the Navajo Nation began around the end of World War I. The Carrizo Mountain area, about 30 miles west of Shiprock, New Mexico, was rich in vanadium, an ore first mined in 1918 (Benally Sr., 1995).

  • Living Without Water: Contamination Nation - YouTube

    Nov 24, 2015 · There are tens of thousands of Americans living without clean, running water on the Navajo Nation today. This is because decades of uranium mining have .

  • Navajo Nation coal company receives approval to purchase ...

    The company owns a coal mine on the Navajo Nation just south of Farmington, New Mexico. It contracts the operation of the coal facilities out to North American Coal Company. The mine provides coal ...

  • Uranium mining and the Navajo people - Wikipedia