Category Archives: cultural resources

Ninth Circuit Materials in Protecting Arizona’s Resources and Children v. Federal Highway Administration

Here are the briefs: Gila River Indian Community Opening Brief Tohono O’odham Nation Amicus Brief State Brief Federal Brief Lower court order: 132 DCT Order

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North Dakota Oil Spill News

Who says the black snake stays in its shell? “December Pipeline Spill in North Dakota 3 Times Larger Than Original Estimates,” from Colorlines. 

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Federal Court Dismisses Remaining Claims in Winnemem Effort to Protect Coonrod Flats

Here are the materials in Winnemem Wintu Tribe v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.), also known as Franco v. USFS: 150 Supplemental Brief 155 Tribe Brief on Remedies 156 US Brief on Remedies 160 DCT Order on Reconsideration Prior post … Continue reading

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Permit Issued for Keystone XL Pipeline

Here.

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DAPL Appeal Pleadings

Here are the briefs in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers: 2017 03 15 Em Mtn for Injunction 2017 03 17 ACOE Resp in Opp 2017 03 17 CRST Reply 2017 03 17 DAPL Resp … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues Protective Order re: Sacred Sites in Pueblo of Jemez Land Claim against US

Here are the materials in Pueblo of Jemez v. United States (D.N.M.): 105 Pueblo Motion for Protective Order 108 US Response and Cross Motion 110 Pueblo Reply 113 US Reply 114 DCT Order This case is on remand from the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Allows Tribal NHPA Consultation Claims to Proceed in Freeway Challenge

Here are the materials in Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California v. United States Department of Transportation (E.D. Cal.): 68 Federal Motion to Dismiss 69 State Motion to Dismiss 73 Tribe Response to State Motion 74 Tribe Response to … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies DAPL Injunction

Here is the order in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): March 7 Order Materials here.

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Of Course Russian Oligarchs Will Profit from Keystone XL Pipeline Construction

Here.

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Kyle Whyte on DAPL and Environmental Injustice

Kyle Whyte has posted “The Dakota Access Pipeline, Environmental Injustice, and U.S. Colonialism” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in Red Ink. Here is the abstract: Starting in April 2016, thousands of people, led by Standing Rock Sioux Tribal members, gathered … Continue reading

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