Saturday, October 30, 2010
The Dine and the Appalachians speak different languages, but share a foe in Peabody Coal. In West Virginia, Peabody ships their mountaintops away on coal trains; in Arizona, Peabody pumps their water away in coal slurry pipelines. In a proposed water rights settlement with the Navajo Nation, Peabody is exempt from any limits. Is it any wonder the Navajo people want a word with their tribal council?