4/3/2012 Blog posting by Wenona Benally Baldenegro: Senators Seek to Extinguish Navajo & Hopi Water Rights

Senators Seek to Extinguish Navajo & Hopi Water Rights by Wenona Benally Baldenegro, April 3, 2012 at 9:53pm. S.2109 and the “Settlement Agreement” require Navajo and Hopi to give Peabody Coal Mining Company and the Salt River Project and other owners of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) tens of thousands of acre-feet of Navajo and Hopi water annually – without any compensation – and to force the extension of Peabody and NGS leases without Navajo and Hopi community input, or regard for past and continuing harmful impacts to public health, water supplies and water quality – as necessary pre-conditions to Navajo and Hopi receiving Congressional appropriations for minimal domestic water development. This is coercive and wrong

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  1. supai waters on June 10, 2012 at 10:11 pm said:

    chonina i am supai waters keeper of the 9000 year old codices. we will stand guard to the supai water ways . of an anceint story. when the song maker traveled around his territory. one of the land marked and claimed as chonina territory was grand falls. the havasupai have an ancestoral linage to that area. we will support 100.percent in apposing the sale . 27th chapter havasupai AIM

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