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Update: Read the full Indian Country Today obituary. With heavy hearts and abiding gratitude for the life of Pat Spears, Plains Justice bids goodbye to one of our most important leaders since our founding in 2006. His faith in the mission of … Continue reading
This video by a new North Dakota nonprofit called Bakken Watch (pronounced Bock’n) documents some of the human and animal health impacts of exposure to fracking activities going on in the Bakken oil fields of western North Dakota. It’s disturbing.
Register now for the September 20 Clean Energy Ambassadors webinar, “Back to School: How Utilities Help Schools Use On-site Renewables for Energy Education” on our Clean Energy Ambassadors program website. The Ambassadors program got its start in 2007 when retiring … Continue reading
Reclamation is not so advanced By GENE WIRTZ Underwood Tuesday, June 7, 2011 Coal mining reclamation in North Dakota is far less advanced than Ron Harper suggests in his May 9 opinion piece. He says Coteau’s Freedom Mine has reclaimed … Continue reading
The Bismarck Tribune reported that South Heart Coal has a lot of work to do on their mine application. Upon review, the Public Service Commission found 400+ technical deficiencies that will have to be fixed before the permit process can continue. There … Continue reading
For anyone following the news about tomorrow’s rehearing on the permit to drill for oil near Bear Butte State Park in the Black Hills, we hear that the Rosebud Sioux, Lower Brule Sioux, Yankton Sioux, and Standing Rock Sioux tribes of … Continue reading
According to the National Park Service, Bear Butte (SD) is sacred to the Cheyenne as the place where Maheo (the Creator) imparted to the hero Sweet Medicine the knowledge from which the Cheyenne derive their religious, political, social, and economic … Continue reading