August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Monday, August 8, 2022

Sacred Lands are Sacrifice Zones in Biden's Climate Chaos


“Energy Sacrifice Zone” sign near Counselor, New Mexico, in the Greater Chaco region. Credit: Jimmy Cloutier/Howard Center for Investigative Journalism

“We Can’t Frack Our Way to a Safe Climate” — Frontline Groups Slam Inflation Reduction Act 


As communities call for Biden to declare climate emergency, Greater Chaco Coalition and allies issue statements decrying oil and gas handouts that will only serve to perpetuate sacrifice zones and climate chaos



Contact: Mario Atencio, Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, mario.atencio@dine-care.org   

Julia Bernal, Pueblo Action Alliance

julia.f.bernal@gmail.com

Rebecca Sobel, WildEarth Guardians rsobel@wildearthguardians.org

August 8, 2022


French translation for Censored News by Christine Prat

https://chrisp.lautre.net/wpblog/?p=7341


FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO — In tying clean energy, climate, and environmental justice investments to the perpetuation of the federal fossil fuels leasing program, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) guarantees continued sacrifice of more sacred landscapes like the Greater Chaco region and threatens to undo any climate action progress it makes.


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