User: irge304 Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Indigenous People
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Crees flown out as Albany River rises 5.5.2008 Indian Country Today: News from the Nations
TORONTO - It was a joyous day in Kashechewan in October 2005 when Andy Scott, the Indian Affairs minister of the day, signed an agreement with Chief Leo Friday to relocate the 1,900-member Cree community.
Signed, sealed, delivered 21.4.2008 Indian Country Today: Top Stories
Environmental concerns plague fast-tracked oil pipeline STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - In March 2008, the U.S. Department of State issued a federal permit for the 2,000-mile TransCanada Keystone Pipel
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Supporters rally 21.4.2008 Indian Country Today: News from the Nations
400 gather for jailed KI leaders TORONTO - Jailed leaders of the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation addressed a rally by telephone, affirming the right of aboriginal people to say no t
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Standing united 21.4.2008 Indian Country Today: News from the Nations
Southwest tribes fight to halt new uranium mining WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. - A federal judge in early April blocked the British company Vane Minerals from continuing exploratory uranium mining near
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LaDuke: Just because you can, doesn;t mean you should 21.4.2008 Indian Country Today: Perspectives
A power company now has the opportunity to pit Native against Native, thanks to a handful of former tribal chairmen. Firetail Energy Systems (represented by former Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Chairman Willia
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Pursuing the polluters 20.4.2008 LA Times: Opinion
An environmental suit may open the door for small countries to take on the multinationals.

On March 29, 1967, Texaco struck oil deep in Sucimbios province in the northeast corner of Ecuador.The oil company christened the gusher Lago Agrio No. 1 (Spanish for "Sour Lake") after Texaco's first major oil strike in Texas in 1903. The name would prove to be ironic.

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Australia's brightest brain-storm for progress 19.4.2008 Boston Globe: Latest
Aborigines with didgeridoos and wearing loin cloths opened a summit of Australia's brightest minds on Saturday, with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd urging fresh ideas to solve indigenous inequality and ease climate change.
Dot Earth: 2 Options for the Energy Future 19.4.2008 NYT: Home Page
Is it worth drawing blueprints for the future?.
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Investors in Rio Tinto and BP face protests 17.4.2008 Guardian: Environment
Mining firm blamed for pollution in West Papua whilst oil company accused of plundering Iraq's reserves
Award-winning Aboriginal writer Alexis Wright discusses fighting 'white resistance' 15.4.2008 The Guardian -- World Latest
Award-winning Aboriginal writer Alexis Wright tells Stephen Moss about fighting 'white resistance', why her success is a ray of light for her people, and why Australia's new PM was right to apologise to them
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Amazon activists win Goldman Environmental Prize 13.4.2008 LA Times: Environment
Two Ecuadoreans pursued legal action against Texaco and then Chevron over what they said was massive oil contamination.

Two Ecuadoreans who have waged a 14-year fight to bring a U.S. energy giant to account for what they allege is massive oil contamination in the Amazon are among the winners of an international environmental prize.

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Lubicon fight proposed TransCanada pipeline 4.4.2008 Indian Country Today: Top Stories
TORONTO - The Lubicon Lake Indian Nation in northern Alberta is gearing up to fight a proposed jumbo pipeline that would carry natural gas from the Mackenzie Valley in the west to the oil sands developments to
Scientifically speaking, 3/30 30.3.2008 Denver Post: Local
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Ariss: The KI Six: outlaws or prisoners of conscience? 28.3.2008 Indian Country Today: Perspectives
As of the week of March 17, Chief Donny Morris and five other band council members of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation sat in jail. They were sentenced March 17 to six months in prison by Mr. Justice P
Tribal leaders arrested on contempt charges 21.3.2008 Indian Country Today: Top Stories
KINGSTON, Ontario - The Ontario government is facing a storm of protest over the jailing of seven aboriginal leaders in a dispute over its licensing of mining exploration. Six leaders from Kitchenuhmaykoosib In
US government blasted for extensive racial discrimination 21.3.2008 Indian Country Today: Top Stories
GENEVA - While the presidential campaign has brought the issue of race and racism in America into the discussion in the mainstream media, the U.S. government has come under vigorous criticism in the internation
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Scientifically speaking, 3/16 15.3.2008 Denver Post: Local

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Outposts: True Irish 14.3.2008 NY Times: Editorials
The columnist muses on the legacy of misery that forms the basis of the Irish-American spirit.
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Outposts: True Irish 14.3.2008 NY Times: Editorials
The columnist muses on the legacy of misery that forms the basis of the Irish-American spirit.
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Outposts: True Irish 14.3.2008 NY Times: Most Emailed
In Butte and elsewhere, how misery has informed the Irish-American experience.
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