Litigation

Navajo Nation Settles Coal Mining Royalty Lawsuit

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - (AP) The Navajo Nation has settled its allegations that a coal mining company conspired with others to cheat the tribe out of hundreds of millions of dollars in royalties. The tribe and Peabody Energy announced a settlement Thursday that stemmed from a 1999 lawsuit the tribe filed in federal court. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.