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Navajos sue feds over Gold King Mine spill

‘EPA, we’re holding your feet to the fire’
Shiprock residents listen as Navajo Nation officials speak Tuesday at Nizhoni Park in Shiprock, N.M. Leaders of the Navajo Nation, one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes, blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and announced the tribe has sued the agency claiming negligence in the cleanup of the Gold King Mine spill.
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye speaks Tuesday at Nizhoni Park in Shiprock, N.M. Leaders of the Navajo Nation, one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes, announced Tuesday the tribe has sued the Environmental Protection Agency over adverse effects stemming from the Gold King Mine spill. The tribe claims , negligence in the cleanup that tainted rivers with heavy metals in the Navajo Nation and neighboring areas of Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

Navajos sue feds over Gold King Mine spill

Shiprock residents listen as Navajo Nation officials speak Tuesday at Nizhoni Park in Shiprock, N.M. Leaders of the Navajo Nation, one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes, blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and announced the tribe has sued the agency claiming negligence in the cleanup of the Gold King Mine spill.
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye speaks Tuesday at Nizhoni Park in Shiprock, N.M. Leaders of the Navajo Nation, one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes, announced Tuesday the tribe has sued the Environmental Protection Agency over adverse effects stemming from the Gold King Mine spill. The tribe claims , negligence in the cleanup that tainted rivers with heavy metals in the Navajo Nation and neighboring areas of Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
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