Guest Speaker - Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency
Fred Johnson who works for the surface and groundwater protection division
Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency (NNEPA), spoke to Summer
Scholars about many problems he is seeing on the Navajo Reservation affecting
their water. He sited the following as major contributors to environmental
degradation on the reservation:
Mr. Johnson pointed out many problems on the reservation that need solutions, but part of the problem is that few people are willing to help. He encouraged students to realize the importance of these issues and to do their part to help by educating their family and friends back home.
An article published in the Navajo Hopi Observer provided additional details about Fred Johnson’s presentation.