Tribes Protest Proposed Ariz. Coal Mine On Ancestral Lands

December 8, 2008

Author: Mark Jaffe

Source: The Denver Post

Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe representatives on Monday pressed the federal Office of Surface Mining not to grant a permit to Peabody Energy for its proposed Black Mesa coal mine in Arizona.

The group, which included picketers, met with officials at OSM's Denver office.