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An Indigenous-led advocacy group called “haul no” is touring the Navajo Nation and surrounding towns to organize against the transport of uranium mining materials on the reservation.

 

Montezuma County’s use of so-called “fossil water” for dust abatement drew criticism at the county commission meeting Monday.

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The Cortez City Council voted 6 to 1 Monday to send a letter supporting Canyons of the Ancients National Monument, which lies just west of the city.

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On Monday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended shrinking the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument, and called on Congress to replace land in the monument with National Conservation Area or Wilderness designations. He also recommended that Congress establish “co-management” of the monument with tribes. KSJD's Austin Cope talked with San Juan County Commissioner Rebecca Benally to hear her reactions to his review.

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After Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced his recommendation to shrink the Bears Ears National Monument on Monday, KSJD's Austin Cope and Gail Binkly sat down to analyze how that story could play out. Click below to listen.

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