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Navajo Nation plans to sue over massive Gold King mine waste spill 

Author: Associated Press - August 15, 2016 - Updated: August 15, 2016

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One of the nation's largest American Indian tribes is planning to sue over damages caused by a massive mine waste spill in southwestern Colorado. Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye, Navajo Attorney General Ethel Branch and other tribal officials will announce Tuesday that they have directed their attorneys to file a lawsuit over what they describe as an "unprecedented environmental disaster."

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