Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline Title Transfer Agreement Negotiations Continue with Reclamation, and the Navajo Nation

Media Contact: Ryan Christianson, 970-385-6590

For Release: June 18, 2013

DURANGO, Colo. - The Bureau of Reclamation and the Navajo Nation are continuing title transfer agreement negotiations for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline, part of the Animas-La Plata Project. The negotiation meeting between Reclamation and the Navajo Nation is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Reclamation's Four Corners Construction Office, 2200 Bloomfield Highway in Farmington, New Mexico.

The title transfer agreement will set the terms and conditions to convey title to specific portions of the NNMP facilities and reaches of the pipeline to the Navajo Nation.

All negotiation meetings are open to the public as observers, and the public will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer comments pertaining to the title transfer agreement during a thirty minute comment period following the negotiation session. The proposed title transfer agreement and other pertinent documents will be available at the negotiation meeting as well as through our website under Current Focus; or can be obtained by contacting Ryan Christianson at Reclamation, 185 Suttle Street, Suite 2, Durango, Colorado, 81303, telephone (970) 385-6590 or e-mail at

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