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California Tribes Suing to Halt Construction of Wind Factory on Sacred Land

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, government, native rights, news, media, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, nature )

- 2181 days ago -
Three days after Interior's approval, the Quechan Tribe filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department and its officials in U.S. District Court seeking a temporary restraining order to stop the project. Coyote Mountain and the Ocotillo Desert that surro

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Past Member (0)
Saturday June 2, 2012, 3:46 pm
they have no sense at all...

Ms Carol Brown (48)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 11:35 am
yes they have no sense

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 11:42 am
Respect to the Quechan tribe for fighting to keep their land free from these useless monstrosities.
Here on the East coast of England we are over run with them just off the coast, half the time they do not move or generate any power and when they do manage to generate power 90% of it is wasted because it can not be stored - a complete waste of tax payers money, other more effective choices are available eg; tidal, it is guaranteed to go in and out.

william F (5)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 12:46 pm
I am an environmentalist who loves wind energy. But I think that religious sensitivity is very important, and that Native American's have been denied it too many times. It should only be in extreme circumstances that we take actions such as this, and this does not meet the criteria...

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 1:23 pm
it do not make sense all.

Terri Hughes (416)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 8:41 pm
Stay off the land that belongs to the Native American Indians. This is sacred ground and it needs to be respected. Leave the Native American Indians alone. They have had enough taken from them. Stick your wind mills somewhere else!!!!

John B (185)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 9:39 pm
Read and noted. Thanks Cal for posting the article. I'm all for green energy but on this I'm standing with the tribes. Surely the energy company can find another site. hope the injunction stands and the ROD revoked.

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 9:40 pm

Gloria H (88)
Sunday June 3, 2012, 9:48 pm
Boy there would be no end to it if Arlington Cemetary was a future site for windmills, would there? Can't use the excuse that "no one lives there" either.

Kamila A (141)
Monday June 4, 2012, 12:28 am
Did they speak with the tribe before going ahead with plans? We need windmills, but not when it is another obnoxious action by arrogant people.

cynthia l (207)
Monday June 4, 2012, 8:19 am
Stay off of Indian land Show some respect to our brothers. Stop the abuse and lies to our Native Americans Do not go backwards and shame this country

Kerrie G (116)
Monday June 4, 2012, 9:47 am
Noted, thanks.

michael hall (42)
Monday June 4, 2012, 10:06 am
wounded knee lll

Antonia Windham (6)
Monday June 4, 2012, 11:27 am
The writer asked how I'd feel if something's built on top of my ancestors' graves. Innumerable things have been built over my ancestors' graves. Innumerable things have been built over everyone's ancestors' graves. No building on graves or anyone's sacred grounds means no building at all, anywhere, anytime.

By the by, this wind farm's not on reservation land. It's on public land.

Past Member (0)
Monday June 4, 2012, 12:22 pm
Let's make the tribes head of the wind farm.
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