Thursday, April 26, 2018

Flandreau Santee Sioux exploring alternate energy

Cannabis grow-ops tend to use loads of dirty fossil fuels and defying the status quo is nothing new to the Flandreau Santee Sioux.
No contracts have been signed, and the tribe has not made a decision on whether it will pursue a solar project, said Lacy End-Of-Horn, a lawyer with the tribe. “In an effort to utilize sustainable energy and to invest in the community, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is exploring options to develop renewable solar power to contribute to energy conservation efforts,” she said in a written statement. Statues under law don’t bar utility customers from supplying their own power, but they don’t allow out-of-territory electric utilities from providing service, the letter from Derek Bertsch with the company’s legal department said.
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Flandreau has a long history of racism and a crooked law enforcement industry. Recall officials of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Nation advanced their cannabis initiative after an Iowa casino on the border cut into the tribe's gaming business. Iowa's earth hater governor signed a therapeutic cannabis bill into law.

Because Republicans hate American Indian sovereignty ice storms routinely knock out electric power on reservations sometimes resulting in lost lives but the Obama administration is still reaching out to Indian Country. Microgrid technologies are destined to enhance tribal sovereignty and free communities from monopolistic utilities.

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