The Navajo Nation is facing untold damages after toxic waste unleashed by the Environmental Protection Agency spilled into the Animas and San Juan rivers last week.
“In the short term, the Navajo farming authority has been forced to shut
down irrigation for the rest of the season, for fear that crops will be
contaminated by the toxic water. The AP reports
that just two weeks without water will cost some farmers an entire
year’s worth of earnings — a devastating loss for a reservation where
poverty levels have been reported at nearly 40% recently”.
“According to the Associated Press, the tribe recently negotiated a settlement giving
them rights to the river’s water, which they’d planned to filter
through a proposed $20 million treatment plant in northwestern New
August 5, 2015
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