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Trade Act Of 2015—Continued October 29, 2015
John Barrasso, R-WY
"Mr. President, back in August several western States and Indian tribes suffered an enormous environmental disaster. It has been called the Gold King Mine spill. In this disaster, the Environmental Protection Agency spilled 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater into a tributary of the Animas River in Colorado. This plume of toxic waste threatened people in Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. It stretched to the land of the Navajo Nation and the southern Ute Indian Tribes."
Native American Energy Act October 8, 2015
Don Young, R-AK
"The bill also authorizes a pilot project for the Navajo Nation to handle mineral leasing of its trust lands if Interior approves its tribal leasing program."
Hire More Heroes Act Of 2015 September 17, 2015
John Barrasso, R-WY
"This water that was polluted by the Environmental Protection Agency flows from Colorado to New Mexico and into Utah. It flows through the land of the Navajo Nation and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. These waterways are a sacred part of the culture for Native Americans who live near them. So why didn’t the EPA get on the phone? The Navajo Nation was not informed until a full day after the spill. It got the news from the State of New Mexico, not from the agency that caused the disaster—the EPA."
New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act September 16, 2015
Tom McClintock, R-CA
"S. 501, the New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act, makes a number of small changes to a Federal law impacting the Navajo Nation‘s water projects in New Mexico."
Safe And Accurate Food Labeling Act Of 2015 July 23, 2015
Peter DeFazio, D-OR
"The Navajo Nation has a ban on the cultivation of genetically modified crops. They are trying to preserve their indigenous crops."

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