September 23, 2010

Hopi Reject Carbon Capture Pilot Project

Reversing a decision made in July, the Hopi Council narrowly rejected a project that would test the viability of carbon capture on Hopi land.

In August, The Navajo Nation’s Resources Committee unanimously expressed their disapproval of the project.

The test would involve drilling near the Navajo Aquifer, which has already been threatened with depletion by the mining operations of Peabody Energy. Peabody would likely be involved if the project was considered viable.

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