Energy and mineral development grants awarded to 24 tribes in 11 states

WASHINGTON, D.C.-On July 30, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Tara MacLean Sweeney announced that the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) has awarded $5,382,606 in energy and mineral development grants to 24 federally recognized tribes in 11 states across the U.S. The grants will fund tribal efforts to identify, study, design, and/or develop projects using energy, mineral or natural resources on the tribes' lands to achieve their economic development goals.

"This year's awards fund a remarkable variety of tribal ideas and interests which, hopefully, will lead to even more...

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