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Veterans and tribal advocacy groups launch Navajo radio ad education effort highlighting benefits of cutting natural gas waste on tribal lands
FARMINGTON—The Native American Voter Alliance (NAVA) and the Vet Voice Foundation (VVF) launched a joint radio ad campaign today to educate Navajo citizens on the benefits of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) recently-adopted Methane Waste Prevention Rule.
The rule is aimed at curbing natural gas waste on public and tribal lands by reducing flaring and venting and ensuring regular monitoring and inspection to reduce leaks from equipment and infrastructure.
“Oil and gas development provides revenue for tribes, but for too long, companies have wasted our natural gas resources,” said Laurie Weahkee, director of NAVA. MORE.....
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