Ripples form as the San Juan River flows down by the Upper Fruitland, N.M., area last Saturday. (Navajo Times photo – Donovan Quintero)
Published November 6, 2015
WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA – The Navajo Nation will hold information sessions to update the Navajo people on the status of recovery efforts for losses caused by the Gold King Mine spill. The information will include updates by the Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency, the Navajo Nation Department of Agriculture and the Navajo Nation Department of Justice.
“We want the Navajo people to obtain full, fair and prompt recovery for all damages suffered. Additionally, we want to ensure that the public is informed about the status of ongoing recovery efforts and efforts to clean up the environmental damage caused by the Gold King Mine spill.” said Attorney General Ethel Branch.
The sessions will be held on November 9th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Shiprock Chapter House and on November 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Monument Valley Welcome Center and from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Aneth Chapter House.
Additionally, the Navajo Nation Department of Justice and its counsel, Hueston Hennigan LLP will hold in person documentation workshops on November 12th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the Monument Valley Welcome Center and on November 13th from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Shiprock Chapter House. Those who wish to attend these meeting should bring supporting documentation to demonstrate losses that have been incurred as a result of the Gold King Mine spill.