The Ah-Mut Pipa Foundation

Ward Valley Update

Various Articles

 Ward Valley encampment: Native rights versus nuke dump. This article, which appeared in the May 15, 1997, issue of Workers World newspaper, describes the proposed Ward Valley Nuke Waste Dump, and the objections against the dump raised by tribes including the Quechan.

 Environmental Review of Nuclear Dump is Flawed. This article, appeared in the Fall (Quarter) 1996 issue of "On Indian Land," describes various flaws in the environmental review for the proposed Ward Valley Nuke Waste Dump.

 Nuclear Waste Statistics. This page, maintained on the Honor the Earth website, details some pretty comprehensive information regarding the state of nuclear waste.

Tribal Efforts

 Low-Level Nuclear Waste and Ward Valley. Excerpted from an article by Steve Lopez, Mojave Indian.

 AN EXTREME AND SOLEMN RELATIONSHIP Native American Perspectives: Ward Valley Nuclear Dump. A graduate thesis (geography) submitted by Philip M. Klasky, in May 1997. Click here to read his article on Ward Valley.

 THE BATTLE FOR WARD VALLEY: WHAT'S NEW IN 1997. This page details some of the activities scheduled to occur in 1997.

 Up in arms: Dump plan prompts confrontation. This article, which appeared in the January 30, 1997, issue of the Las Vegas Review Journal, details attempts by protesters to block a tour by federal, state and industry nuclear waste officials of the Ward Valley site.

 Indigenous Peoples Oppose Ward Valley Nuke Dump. This press release, dated January 24, 1997, from the Indigenous Environmental Network, describes the efforts of the Fort Mojave and Colorado River Native Nations Alliance to fight the proposed Ward Valley Dump.

 Colorado River Native Nations Alliance. This is the joint resolution adopted by the region's tribal governments to establish the Alliance.


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This page last updated on 06/16/98.

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