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Black Mesa Water Coalition - Green Economy

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Black Mesa Water Coalition - Green Economy

  1. 1. Green Economy Black Mesa Water Coalition
  2. 2. Overview of Navajo Nation <ul><li>Unemployment = %52.03 </li></ul><ul><li>Main employment </li></ul><ul><li>- Civil service </li></ul><ul><li>- Administrative jobs </li></ul><ul><li>- Fossil fuel extraction </li></ul><ul><li>Per capital income = $7,100 </li></ul><ul><li>Leakage rate = 70% </li></ul><ul><li>- 2005 = $1.1 billion spent off </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>18,000 Home without electricity </li></ul><ul><li>40% homes do not have running water </li></ul><ul><li>The total domestic water consumption on the reservation is approximately 12,000 acre-feet annually. </li></ul><ul><li>Per capita water use on the reservation ranges between 10 and 100 gallons per day </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Indian communities in Arizona is 206 gallons per day </li></ul>
  4. 4. Diversifying our Economy
  5. 5. Renewable Energy Projects <ul><li>Wind </li></ul><ul><li>Solar </li></ul><ul><li>Green Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Renewable energy plants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textile Wool mill </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Energy Efficiency Projects <ul><li>Weatherizing homes </li></ul><ul><li>Green construction </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable water projects </li></ul>
  7. 7. Local Sustainable Economy <ul><li>Weavers coop </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers’ Markets </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional/Organic farms </li></ul><ul><li>Community farmers’ markets </li></ul><ul><li>Certified butcher </li></ul>
  8. 8. Green Jobs Training Programs <ul><li>Workforce development </li></ul><ul><li>Green contractors </li></ul><ul><li>Public service projects </li></ul><ul><li>Veterans, youth, students </li></ul><ul><li>and low income families </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Black Mesa Abandon Mine Lands </li></ul><ul><li>Solar Resources: 7.0 - 7.5 kwh/m2/day </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate 1,422 MW - 6,083 MW </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create 180-2,859 operational jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 600 construction jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ideal for solar: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Next to transmission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lighter on environmental, cultural, and archaeological permitting burdens </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Community Benefits Arrangements </li></ul><ul><li>Community Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership </li></ul>Economic Justice
  11. 11. Just Transition Villages & Chapters Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development Projects Job Creation ? % Job re-training
  12. 12. Contact Information <ul><li>Nikke Alex </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wahleah Johns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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