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Navajo nation takes on energy disparity with solar initiatives

Navajo nation takes on energy disparity with solar initiatives

In an effort to combat long-standing energy inequities, Navajo Nation organizations are employing solar energy to bring power to off-grid homes for the first time.

Ginger Zee, Daniel Manzo, Kelly Livingston and Kelly Landrigan report for ABC News.

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Navajo sheep herding at risk from climate change. Some young people push to maintain the tradition

Climate change, permitting issues and diminishing interest among younger generations are leading to a singular reality: Navajo raising fewer sheep.

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After a century, oil and gas problems persist on Navajo lands

The legacy of fossil fuel development on Navajo lands endures in leaks, spills and neglect, reports Jerry Redfern in Capital & Main.

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Industry wants new pipeline on Navajo land scarred by decades of fossil fuel extraction

Developers tout hydrogen as a clean energy source; Navajo opponents say it is another way outsiders will profit by harming their environment and health.
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Supreme Court case could reshape Indigenous water rights in the Southwest

After 50 years, the government hasn’t developed water infrastructure owed to a Navajo Nation farm. Now the Supreme Court is set to weigh in on the government’s water obligations to tribes.
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Toxic water project sparks controversy with Navajo neighbors

Missed cues grow Native distrust around a New Mexico research project on oil well wastewater.