yakama indian reservation

Wapato Company Fined for Clean Air Act Violations
YAKIMA (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Pace International for Clean Air Act violations that occurred within the Yakama Indian Reservation.
Pace, based in Wapato, makes food coatings such as vegetable waxes which are used to protect fruit and vegetab…
Environmental Group Sues Indian Health Service
YAKIMA (AP) — An environmental group based on the Yakama Indian Reservation has filed a federal lawsuit against the Indian Health Service for failing to respond to records requests about groundwater nitrate pollution.
Friends of Toppenish Creek requested records from the Indian Health Service last Ma…
Yakama Nation Seeks More Than $65 Million in Fire Damages
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakama Nation is seeking $65.5 million in damages from the Klickitat Public Utility District for a 2013 wildfire that burned almost 20,000 acres of tribal timber land.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that the state says the utility is at fault because its power lines…
4th of July Fireworks on Ban
Tomorrow is the 4th of July and the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a reminder:
"With the July 4th celebrations and festivities fast approaching, we would like all of the good people of our community to remember that fireworks are banned and therefore illegal to…