Items by Karin Schill

As landfills tighten up, midnight dumpers spread out
Illegal hazardous waste dumps are increasingly discovered in national forests.
Missing: another tribal environmentalist
Native American environmental activist Fred Walking Badger is missing and violence is suspected.
Navajo-Hopi land compromise is near
Navajo and Hopi tribes may reach a compromise in battle over rights to desert lands.
Coal firm may pull its straw out of aquifer
Hopi Tribe pushes for Peabody Western Coal Co. to build a pipeline and stop pumping groundwater.