Category Archives: Environmental

Ninth Circuit Affirms Existing Uranium Mine in Grand Canyon Protected Area

Here is the opinion in Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio.

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Ninth Circuit Affirms Grand Canyon Lands Withdrawal from Uranium Mining

Here is the opinion in National Mining Association v. Zinke: 9th Cir. Opinion Affirming GC Withdrawal

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Angelo Baca: “Bears Ears is Here to Stay”

In the New York Times, here.

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Utah Diné Bikéyah & Patagonia and Others Sue Trump over Bears Ears, Too

Here is the complaint in Utah Diné Bikéyah v. Trump (D.D.C.): 2017.12.06 – Bears Ears Complaint (filed) Here is the complaint in Natural Resources Defense Council v. Trump (D.D.C.): NRDC Complaint

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Bears Ears National Monument Panel at Michigan Law: Nina Mendelson, Riyaz Kanji, and Wenona Singel

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Nick Reo & Kyle Whyte et al. on Indigenous Principles for Cooperating on Great Lakes Conservation

Nick Reo, Kyle Whyte, and others have posted “Seven Indigenous principles for successful cooperation in Great Lakes conservation initiatives.”

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Chilkat Indian Village Suit over Mining Affecting Chilkat River

Here is the complaint in Chilkat Indian Village v. Bureau of Land Management (D. Alaska): 1 Complaint

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Five Tribes Complaint against Trump over Bears Ears

Here is the complaint in Hopi Tribe et al. v. Trump (D.D.C.): Doc. 1 Complaint Update on the parallel suit involving Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument: Wilderness Society v. Trump is here

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NARF Presser on Bears Ears

Here: President Trump’s action to revoke and replace the Bears Ears National Monument is not only an attack on the five sovereign nations with deep ties to the Bears Ears region, it is a complete violation of the separation of … Continue reading

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Court Finds Tribes’ Interim Conditions Reasonable and Appropriate

Here is the opinion in the matter of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers et al (D.D.C. 16-cv-01534): Doc. 304 – Memorandum Opinion Link: Previous posts, other documents related to Dakota Access Pipeline

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