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stevew

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Sep 21, 2001
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they never mentioned it was navajo land......



oops...

According to the Associated Press, the tribe recently negotiated a settlement giving them rights to the river's water, which they'd planned to filter through a proposed $20 million treatment plant in northwestern New Mexico. The plant would have provided clean drinking water for "more of the 16,000 families on the reservation who still haul water to their homes," the AP reports. Now, it will take years to assess the financial damage, and an indeterminate amount of time to see how the spill impacts drinking water, public health, agriculture, fish and wildlife in the region, according to the EPA.