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2013-12-10 16:24:03

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Annenberg Foundation Vice President and Director Gregory Annenberg Weingarten today announced that the Annenberg Foundation has purchased 24 sacred Native American artifacts from an auction house in Paris - totaling $530 thousand- for the sole purpose of returning them to their rightful owners. Twenty-one of these items will be returned to the Hopi Nation in Arizona, and three artifacts belonging to the San Carlos Apache will be returned to...

2013-09-17 12:22:58

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Mine Workers of America Local 1924 has ratified a new six-year agreement that is effective for represented employees at the Kayenta Mine in Arizona where approximately 98 percent of the hourly workforce is Native American. The agreement has provisions that will allow for efficiency improvements and includes wage increases and enhancements for a variety of benefit programs. The Kayenta Mine supplies fuel to the Navajo Generating...

2012-12-21 16:21:50

NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Thunder Entertainment is pleased to announce today's release of musician Robby Romero's Deluxe Edition single and music video for "Who's Gonna Save You" on iTunes. 100% of the profits from the sale of Romero's latest single will benefit the Project Protect Awareness Campaign dedicated to raising awareness about critical issues facing Mother Earth. "Given the deadly fallout from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear disaster in Japan, record...

2010-10-26 16:07:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy has earned two environmental honors from the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the Kentucky Coal Association for the company's restoration of about 850 acres near Wheatcroft, Ky., that has resulted in the creation of pasture for livestock, and thriving habitats for fish and wildlife. The Department of Natural Resources 2010 Commissioner's Award of Excellence in Reclamation recognizes Peabody's outstanding work to restore the former...

2010-09-28 13:44:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy has earned a major environmental honor from the leading organization of land restoration scientists in North America. The National Association of State Land Reclamationists presented Peabody with its Outstanding Reclamation Award in recognition of achievements at the company's Cottage Grove Mine near Equality, Ill., where Peabody re-established areas of prime farmland, highly productive cropland and wildlife habitat. The honor...

2010-08-20 11:28:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy today announced the company has earned the 2010 Illinois Land Reclamation Award in the coal category from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Mines and Minerals. The honor recognizes Peabody's Cottage Grove Mine near Equality, Ill., for re-establishing areas of prime farmland, highly productive cropland and wildlife habitat in Saline and Gallatin counties in Southern Illinois. "Peabody's leadership in...

2009-09-14 16:21:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Diane J. Humetewa, a nationally recognized expert in Native American law and former United States Attorney for the District of Arizona, has joined global law firm Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Humetewa will work out of both the firm's Phoenix and Washington, D.C. offices, focusing on Native American law and client assignments involving water, natural resources, energy and real estate. She will bring additional depth to the firm's national trial...