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Dec 16, 2015, 15:39 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Swears in New Tribal Council

 Today, the Prairie Island Indian Community swore five newly elected Tribal Council members into office during a community celebration at the...


Dec 17, 2013, 16:33 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Swears in New Tribal Council

The five newly elected members of the Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal Council were sworn into office during a community celebration...


Nov 07, 2013, 10:44 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Responds to CNN Scheduled Airing of Pro-Nuclear Documentary

The Prairie Island Indian Community's Tribal Council today issued the following statement in response to CNN's plans to air "Pandora's...


Oct 11, 2013, 11:04 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Issues Letter to President, Congressional Leaders, Urging an End to the Lock-out of Federal Nuclear Inspectors, NRC Employees

The Prairie Island Indian Community's (PIIC) five-member Tribal Council yesterday issued a letter to President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader...


Oct 11, 2012, 17:13 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Granted Federal Hearing in Fight against 40 Year Extension of Nuclear Waste Storage

 In a filing with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) this week, the Prairie Island Indian Community (PIIC) previewed issues it...


Aug 14, 2012, 19:00 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Responds To Forced Shutdown Of Reactor At Xcel's Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant

 The Prairie Island Indian Community issued the following statement from Tribal Council President Johnny Johnson in response to today's...


Jun 08, 2012, 15:03 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Applauds Court Decision on Nuclear Storage, Presses for National Repository

The Prairie Island Indian Community today called on the federal government to fulfill its promise and legal obligation to remove nuclear waste from...


Oct 15, 2009, 15:11 ET Minnesota Indian Tribe Calls on President Obama to Find Solution to Nuclear Waste Issue; 'Continued Inaction is Irresponsible'

The Prairie Island Indian Community today called on President Barack Obama to follow the law and deliver on the federal government's...


Jun 05, 2008, 01:00 ET DOE Seeks Licensing Approval for Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Storage Site

RED WING, Minn., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A Minnesota Indian tribe is again echoing the need for a national nuclear waste repository following the...


Feb 04, 2008, 00:00 ET Primary Voters Urged to Consider Candidates' Nuclear Waste Position Before Casting Super Tuesday Ballots

RED WING, Minn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As "Super Tuesday" approaches, an Indian tribe in Minnesota is urging voters to consider the candidates'...


Nov 16, 2007, 00:00 ET 'Nuclear Neighbor' Responds to Democratic Candidates Pledge to Kill Yucca Mountain Project

RED WING, Minn., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A small Indian community located near a nuclear waste site in Minnesota responded with...


Oct 31, 2007, 01:00 ET Minnesota Indian Tribe Calls on Congress to Solve Nuclear Waste Crisis Before Embracing New Era of Nuclear Power

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Minnesota Indian tribe today urged a Senate panel to deliver on a promise to move the nation's...


Aug 21, 2006, 01:00 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Pledges $500,000 to National Eagle Center

WELCH, Minn., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Prairie Island Indian Community presented a $500,000 check to the National Eagle Center in...


Feb 23, 2006, 00:00 ET Prairie Island Tribal Council Tours Proposed Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository

YUCCA MOUNTAIN, Nev., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community Tribal Council today toured the proposed national nuclear...


May 14, 2003, 01:00 ET New Poll Questions Support for Canterbury Park Racino

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new statewide poll released today shows that Minnesotans think the Canterbury Park Racino...


Jan 23, 2003, 00:00 ET Statewide Survey Finds Most Minnesotans Believe Xcel Energy and State Should Honor Nuclear Waste Promise to Neighboring Indian Community

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Minnesota Legislature prepares to grapple with Xcel Energy's request to expand nuclear waste...


Dec 03, 2002, 00:00 ET Prairie Island Community Responds to Xcel Energy's Plans to Seek More Nuclear Waste Storage

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community today reaffirmed its opposition to expanding nuclear waste...


Feb 15, 2002, 00:00 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Applauds President Bush's Decision On Yucca Mountain

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community is one step closer to seeing the removal of a stockpile of...


Jan 10, 2002, 00:00 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Supports Yucca Mountain Recommendation

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community today declared its support for Energy Secretary Spencer...


Nov 12, 2001, 00:00 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Elects New Tribal Council

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community has elected a new Tribal Council that includes two current...


May 14, 2001, 01:00 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Calls on State and Xcel to Honor Nuclear Waste Storage Agreement

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Tribal Council today called on the state of Minnesota and Xcel Energy to honor a...


May 03, 2001, 01:00 ET Statement by Prairie Island Tribal Council Regarding Possible Legislation to Expand Nuclear Waste Storage at Xcel's Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "It would be premature to comment on any possible legislation to expand storage of nuclear waste at...


Aug 30, 2000, 01:00 ET Survey Finds Most Hudson Residents Oppose Casino; Sixty Percent Say Casino Would Negatively Impact Quality of Life

HUDSON, Wis., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty three percent of Hudson residents say they oppose a proposal to create an off-reservation Indian...


Jul 17, 2000, 01:00 ET Minnesota Tribe Sues Federal Government Over Proposed Wisconsin Casino; Prairie Island Tribe Says Interior Secretary Babbitt is Ignoring the Law

PRAIRIE ISLAND, Minn., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community on Friday filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in...


Apr 26, 2000, 01:00 ET Prairie Island Indian Community Disappointed by Presidential Veto of Nuclear Waste Bill

WELCH, Minn., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community today expressed its great disappointment in President Clinton's veto...