By Annie Greenberg Navajo Times, Dec. 14, 2006 WINDOW ROCK A draft Environmental Impact Statement put out by the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and enforcement recommends that the Black Mesa Mine be reopened and the neighboring Kayenta Mine be expanded. The justification OSM gives for the environmental harm that would follow including the […]
SUPPORT COMMUNITIES IN STOPPING MASSIVE COAL MINING EXPANSION PLANS. SUMMARY: Massive mining plans underway at Black Mesa, Arizona have serious environmental, social, and human rights impacts. Send a letter today to the Office Of Surface Mining, asking them to extend the critical deadline to allow impacted communities adequate time to prepare their input on stopping […]
News Advisory – Black Mesa Water Coalition For immediate release: Friday December 29th, 2006 Contacts: Enei Begaye Calvin Johnson Nicole Horseherder Bush Administration’s Office of Surface Mining holding illegitimate public hearings according to Navajo and Hopi Community Leaders Community Leaders hold Press Conferences to announce plans about OSM’s upcoming Public Hearings on the alternative water […]
The facts from the following article regarding the Black Mesa Mine Project’s (BMMP) plans are an outrage! Listed within is also where you can go to view the BMMP Draft EIS Statement, and when and where the public meetings are to express your comments. ———— Mine pipeline could dry up Leupp wells By CYNDY COLE […]
Gallup Independent November 30, 2006 By Kathy Helms Dine Bureau WINDOW ROCK — Peabody Western Coal Co.’s proposed Black Mesa Project would require the relocation of 17 Navajo households, the clearing of more than 13,000 acres of land, and an expected decrease in groundwater quality. According to a Draft Environmental Impact Statement released last week […]
By Mark Golden 10/06/06 SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — A publicly owned Arizona utility is on the hunt for investors who will share its dream of restarting a shuttered coal-fired power plant in the Nevada desert that was abandoned by its other owners. Phoenix-based Salt River Project is working to build a new ownership group to […]
By DUSTIN BLEIZEFFER Star-Tribune energy reporter 10/06/06 Electrical utility customers — within and outside the state — stand to benefit from two proposed sales tax exemptions for the purchase of pollution control equipment on refineries and power plants in Wyoming, according to supporters of the measures. Two tax break proposals are before the Legislature’s Minerals, […]
There was a hearing today (Tuesday) on S. 1003. This hearing was just scheduled last week. Congressman Renzi’s office was suppose to submit an alternative bill with no relocation and calling for a study of the relocation issue and impacts. Instead, Congressman Renzi’s bill was never introduced and the hearing focused solely on S. 1003.