Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight

Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight

Nathan Hatfield, chief of interpretation at Chaco Culture National Historical Park, speaks to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, tribal leaders and others during a tour Tuesday at the site about 95 miles northeast of Gallup, New Mexico.
U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt listens while Chaco Culture National Historical Park Chief of Interpretation Nathan Hatfield talks during a tour of Pueblo Bonito on Tuesday in San Juan County, N.M. Bernhardt has met with tribal leaders Tuesday who are supporting legislation to prevent drilling on land they consider sacred around Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, right, and U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt look out over Pueblo Bonito on Tuesday at Chaco Culture National Historical Park, N.M. Nez has previously said that many tribes want a greater area around Chaco protected from industrial incursions.

Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight

Nathan Hatfield, chief of interpretation at Chaco Culture National Historical Park, speaks to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, tribal leaders and others during a tour Tuesday at the site about 95 miles northeast of Gallup, New Mexico.
U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt listens while Chaco Culture National Historical Park Chief of Interpretation Nathan Hatfield talks during a tour of Pueblo Bonito on Tuesday in San Juan County, N.M. Bernhardt has met with tribal leaders Tuesday who are supporting legislation to prevent drilling on land they consider sacred around Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, right, and U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt look out over Pueblo Bonito on Tuesday at Chaco Culture National Historical Park, N.M. Nez has previously said that many tribes want a greater area around Chaco protected from industrial incursions.
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