24 Jan '12, 4pm

Renewable Energy Projects On Tribal Lands: A Growing Trend

This is no small feat. For decades, tribal communities across the United States have suffered high unemployment, poor social conditions and widespread poverty. These conditions were aggravated from the environmental impacts of supplying coal from tribal lands to utilities for the generation of electricity. As the demand in the West for renewable energy grows, tribes have now recognized that they can diversify their resources and sell renewable energy without adverse effects on their lands and communities. They have also recognized that renewable projects would serve as a vehicle for economic development and a source of long-term revenue for their communities.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2012/01/24/renewable-e...

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