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MacDonald joins call to derail Black Mesa plan

November 26, 2008 by  
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By Bill Donovan Special to the Times WINDOW ROCK, Nov. 26, 2008 T he time has come for Peabody Coal Co. to leave Navajo land and let other companies mine and market the coal reserves it has controlled for close to 50 years, a former tribal leader said Tuesday. “The best thing that the Navajo […]

Using local water for Peabody mine contentious

January 13, 2007 by  
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By CYNDY COLE Sun Staff Reporter Norman Benally was 5 years old when he was taken from his home at Black Mesa and sent to a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school. He returned to a different landscape nine years later. “The area I grew up in had all been strip-mined and everything had changed […]