Feds Deny Permits for Hydro Projects on Navajo Land, Citing Lack of Consultation With Tribes

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced a new policy requiring that any energy project seeking to build on tribal land must get the tribe’s approval before it will permit the project.

By Noel Lyn Smith
February 29, 2024
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Noel Lyn Smith

Noel Lyn Smith is a Diné (Navajo) reporter at Inside Climate News.

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