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Monthly Archives:August 2018

Navajo Nation celebrates the expansion of its largest solar energy project

KAYENTA, Ariz. – On Thursday, Council Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd (Jeddito, Cornfields, Ganado, Kin Dah Lichíí, Steamboat) spoke on behalf of the 23rd Navajo Nation Council at the groundbreaking celebration for the Kayenta Solar Facility II, located approximately five-miles north of the community of Kayenta. The Kayenta Solar Facility II is the second phase to Continue Reading

Navajo Families receive new housing to replace homes lost in Asaayi Lake Fire

NASCHITTI, N.M.– On Tuesday, Council Delegate Steven Begay (Coyote Canyon, Mexican Springs, Naschitti, Tohatchi, Bahastl’a’a’) had the honor of presenting the key to a new home to 84-year-old Emma Roanhorse, a lifelong resident of the Naschitti community who lost her home in the Asaayi Lake Fire in 2014, which burned over 14,000 acres. Speaker LoRenzo Continue Reading

FBO: Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Oil & Gas Leases

Solicitation Number: 140A0318Q0113 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOI/BIA/RestonVA/140A0318Q0113/listing.html Synopsis: Added: Aug 09, 2018 5:41 pm This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will Continue Reading

Navajo Nation Council Delegate and Arizona Congressman meet with abandoned uranium mine community members

TACHEE/BLUE GAP, Ariz. – Council Delegate Kee Allen Begay, Jr., who represents the community of Tachee/Blue Gap on the 23rd Navajo Nation Council, invited US Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) to tour the Claim 28 abandoned uranium site on Tuesday, which is located approximately five-miles northeast of Tachee/Blue Gap Chapter. For decades, nearly 30 million tons Continue Reading