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Tonawanda Seneca Nation’s Earthjustice newly-filed Article 78 lawsuit poses threat for Plug Power in Alabama

Tonawanda Seneca Nation’s newly-filed Article 78 lawsuit alongside Earthjustice poses threat for Plug Power in Alabama

Less than five months after Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the development of a massive, new sustainable energy source — the Tonawanda Seneca Nation has filed an Article 78 lawsuit with Earthjustice to prevent the construction of that already-approved project, which is set ... MORE
Repatriation of Red Jacket Peace Medal returns to Seneca Nation

Repatriation of Red Jacket Peace Medal returns to Seneca Nation

Just a month ago, former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum, who’s currently a CNN contributor, sparked a viral controversy after insisting that “there isn’t much Native American culture in American culture” at a Young America’s Foundation event on Friday, April 23 — later ... MORE
State historic preservation office stands beside Seneca Nation to protect former reservation, historical sites from solar development

State historic preservation office stands beside Seneca Nation to protect former reservation, historical sites from solar development

“The SHPO recommends that Invenergy avoid all impacts to the former Canawaugus Reservation…” New York State’s Historic Preservation Office is siding with the Seneca Nation in their ongoing struggle to prevent the development of an expansive solar farm upon historical Indigenous lands ... MORE
Seneca Nation must pay $435 million in back revenue to state, local governments

Seneca Nation must pay $435 million in back revenue to state, local governments

The United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Seneca Nation of Indians must pay approximately $435 million in back casino revenue payments that it owes to state and local governments as part of an agreement that gives the ... MORE
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Senecas continue calling upon state to reconsider Cuomo’s NYSERDA solar plant after human remains been found

Senecas continue calling upon state to reconsider Cuomo’s massive NYSERDA solar project after relics, remains found

“We will not stand for the needless desecration of our homelands.” Two years ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo touted his important 2019 State of the State address announcement of 20 large-scale solar, wind energy and storage projects that were scheduled to take shape ... MORE
OP-ED: Opponents of Horseshoe Solar project ‘distorting facts’

OP-ED: Opponents of Horseshoe Solar project ‘distorting facts’

The fact is that since 2018, Invenergy has coordinated research, surveying and consultation of Horseshoe Solar’s proposed project site in Caledonia and Rush in close consultation with the Indian Nations and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). The fact is that two ... MORE