Peabody, Tribe Mum On Lawsuit Settlement

August 19, 2011 by Marley Shebala
Navajo Times

Navajo Nation, Peabody Energy, Salt River Project and Southern California Edison Reach Settlement on Navajo Royalty Litigation

August 4, 2011 by PRNewswire

Peabody Lease Deal Finally Approved

July 15, 2011 by Kathy Helms
Gallup Independent

Black Mesa Group Wants

July 14, 2011 by Marley Shebala
Navajo Times

Lovejoy: New 4 Corners lease a bad deal

February 24, 2011 by Lynda Lovejoy
Navajo Times

State Senator Lynda Lovejoy letter to Pres. Ben Shelly re. APS lease extension and royalties

February 19, 2011 by Lynda Lovejoy

The Honorable Speaker, Johnny Naize, states "[N]umerous hours of negotiation were spent to create a fair revised agreement for the Navajo People." The lease extension will guarantee a meager annual payment of$7 mi1lion for TWENTY-FIVE (25) years. Before you put your signature to the Council approved APS lease, I urge you to seriously evaluate the impression that this is a "FAIR" agreement for the Navajo People. Are you willing to veto this measure and return it to the Council to ask '"Is this the best you can do? Please bring forward a better deal."

Peabody coal mine documentation released

February 15, 2011 by Andy Bessler
Navajo Hopi Observer

The public including Navajo and Hopi citizens can now easily access this important and large document. Readers can now learn more about Peabody's reclamation plans, large water impoundment that contain toxic pollution and details about protecting wildlife and important sacred lands. The web access to Peabody's mining plans makes transparent the shear volume and local impacts from Peabody's coal mining on Black Mesa. The 30 volume permit application can be downloaded at either or For more information, visit or

Coal Mine Records Made Accessible

February 13, 2011 by Carol Berry
Indian Country Today

Feds release records for northern Ariz. coal mine

February 11, 2011 by Associated Press
KSWT News 13

Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley vetos Legislation to allow impacted chapters to have a voice in mineral leases

January 8, 2011 ONNP&VPPress Release
Office of Navajo Nation Vice President

Navajo Tribal Council Give Chapters a Say in Energy Projects

January 2, 2011 Navajo Times

Black Mesa United support Title 18 Amendments Resolution

January 2, 2011 BMU Press Release

Voices Stomped by Fern Benally

August 4, 2010 Navajo Times

Peabody Council Resolution Passes

Unknown Date Navajo Times

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