Indian tribes investigate tax-free funding before power deregulation
- Bill would ease curbs on bond usage. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;06/23/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30668, p6
Focuses on a legislative bill proposed by Congressman John Shadegg to ease restrictions on Indian tribes' uses of tax-exempt bonds.
- IRS rules against tax-exempt status for Indian firm's health care bonds. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;06/30/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30425, p5
Focuses on the United States Internal Revenue Service's ruling that a nonprofit corporation created by an Indian tribe to provide its members medical and nursing home care cannot issue tax-exempt bonds. Failure of the firm to meet certain requirement in the tax code; Agency's ruling that the...
- How we value land will make or break wind farm project. Tardif, Richard // Eastern Door;1/28/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p2
The author reflects on the need for Indians of North America to grab the opportunities brought by green wind farm projects in Kahnawake, Quebec.
- Hearing weighs environmental concerns, tribal jobs, water rights. FONSECA, FELICIA // Native American Times;6/3/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 22, p1
The article focuses on a joint congressional hearing on May 24, 2011 on the role of Navajo Generating Station in Page, Arizona, that is said to show consideration for environmental concerns, tribal jobs and water rights.
- Little Pine First Nation resident among those strongly opposed to nuclear development. Ledding, Andrea // Saskatchewan Sage;Apr2009, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses the opposition of First Nations resident on the construction of a nuclear power plant in Canada. According to a study, the building of nuclear power plant is extremely costly to build and to correct when problems occur because of the tremendous heat generated and there have...
- Indian tribes will build big project themselves. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/25/94, Vol. 232 Issue 17, p17
Reports on the construction of a powerplant on the tribal lands in eastern Washington by the Colville Confederated Tribes. Construction of a 200 to 400-Megawatt gas-fired cogeneration plant; Provision of tax advantages due to the construction of the powerplant; Funding of the construction project.
- Mi'gmaq sign contract for wind mega-project. // Mi'Kmac Maliseet Nation News;Apr2014, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p20
The article reports on the move of the Quebec-based Mi'gmaq communities which signed a power purchase contract with energy company Hydro QuÃ©bec to construct a wind farm in GaspÃ©sie, Avignon.
- Group Urges Treasury to Widen Tax-Exempt Borrowing for Tribes. McConnell, Alison L. // Bond Buyer;10/30/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32497, p5
The article reports that the group of 24 Indian tribes from 12 states, the United South and Eastern Tribes Inc. (USET) sent a letter to the Treasury Department urging it to provide tribes with more access to tax-exempt bonding to overcome poor economic circumstances. USET approved a resolution...
- Tribal Deals Examined. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/16/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32091, p1
Reports on the plans of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service to escalate its examination of bonds issued for Indian tribes to determine if any of those deals involved abusive arbitrage devices. Concern of the agency about tribes being approached by investment bankers and others who are promoting...