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  • Navajo Agricultural Products Industry (NAPI), October 2, 2015 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich meets with the Navajo Agricultural Products Industry (NAPI) staff near Farmington. The farm has nearly 77,000 acres under irrigation and produces Navajo Pride brand potatoes, corn, beans, alfalfa, and small grains. The company employs nearly 200 full-time employees and an additional 200 seasonal workers during the peak harvest season. Earlier this year, Senator Heinrich requested the Senate Appropriations Committee fund the expansion of the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project.

    • Tour of Abandoned Uranium Mine on Navajo Nation, October 2, 2015 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Shiprock Disposal Site, a former uranium mill. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) now maintains the site and monitors potential impacts to the environment. Nearly 4 million tons of uranium were extracted from the Navajo Nation from 1944-1986. Many abandoned mines exist today and pose a serious health threat.

      • Pope Francis' Address to Congress, September 24, 2015 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich attends Pope Francis' historic address to Congress and welcomes constituents to his office.
        • Navajo Nation, August 14, 2015 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich meets with the Navajo Nation at the government offices in Window Rock to discuss the response efforts in Indian Country to the Gold King Mine spill that occurred in the Animas River.

          • Briefing on Gold King Mine Spill, August 14, 2015 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich is briefed on the coordinated approach from the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies working with state, tribal and local officials to minimize the short-term and long-term public health and economic challenges caused by the tragic Gold King Mine spill that occurred in the Animas River.

            • Delivering Water To Local Residents Impacted By Gold King Mine Spill, August 14, 2015 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich joins the San Juan Country Fire Department to deliver water to local residents impacted by the Gold King Mine spill that occurred in the Animas River.

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