New Mexico

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The Navajo Nation’s Department of Justice has settled with two mining companies to resolve claims stemming from a 2015 spill that sent wastewater downstream from the inactive Gold King Mine in southwestern Colorado.

  

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Five Southwestern tribes are partnering on a cultural resource study of the Greater Chaco Region in northwestern New Mexico.

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The Navajo Nation would expand its investment in coal-fired electricity generation as part of a plan to acquire more shares in one of the Southwest's last remaining coal power plants.

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Negotiations between New Mexico's largest electric utility and the Navajo Transitional Energy Co. could determine whether the tribe acquires a stake in one of the Southwest's few remaining coal-fired power plants.

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The Navajo Nation is not letting go of a fight against what it says are illegal hemp farms cultivated through immigrant labor.

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