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Why the debate over Russian uranium worries U.S. tribal nations

Why the debate over Russian uranium worries U.S. tribal nations

If imports end because of the war, American companies may look to increase domestic mining, which has a toxic history on Indigenous lands.
Russia’s aggression prompts calls to rethink U.S. uranium imports

Russia’s aggression prompts calls to rethink U.S. uranium imports

The war in Ukraine has highlighted the risks of U.S. dependence on Russia for the fuel needed for nuclear energy, creating new challenges for the industry.
‘Ready to fight’: How a Russian uranium ban would threaten Native American tribes

‘Ready to fight’: How a Russian uranium ban would threaten Native American tribes

Ban would shift US uranium production into overdrive – posing environmental and spiritual threats to Indigenous communities who live near the mines.

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Carbon border tax is proposed by Democrats

Democratic Senators will introduce a plan on Monday to tax iron, steel and other imports from countries without ambitious climate laws.

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It’s crunch time and Biden’s climate gambit faces steep hurdles

The linchpin of President Biden's climate plan faces a perilous path through the Congress, as scientists say nations must move now to aggressively reduce the pollution that is heating the planet and the United States is trying to reassert a leadership role in that global effort.

Julian Brave Noisecat: Why Senate Republicans fear Deb Haaland
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Julian Brave Noisecat: Why Senate Republicans fear Deb Haaland

The interior secretary nominee would bring experiences and perspectives that have never found representation in the leadership of the executive branch.
Haaland, with a key vote in her column, appears headed for confirmation
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Haaland, with a key vote in her column, appears headed for confirmation

Senator Joe Manchin III, who oversees the confirmation hearing, said he would support Representative Deb Haaland, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Interior Department.
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