Category Archives: Environmental

Fed Bar Indian Law Conference starts next Thursday!

Register here.

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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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Okla. Federal Court Permanently Enjoins Pipeline from Operating on Indian Allotment

Here is the order in Davilla v. Enable Midstream Partners (W.D. Okla.): 56 DCT Order Prior posts here and here.

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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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Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenges to Navajo Generating Station Clean Air FIP

Here is the opinion in Yazzie v. EPA. Here is the opinion in Hopi Tribe v. EPA. The Yazzie opinion is the lead opinion and has more details. Materials in the Yazzie appeal are here. Materials in the Hopi appeal … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground at Standing Rock: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice

Download(PDF): Flyer ABA Environmental Justice Committee’s upcoming teleconference “BREAKING GROUND AT STANDING ROCK: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Environmental Justice” is taking place on April 13, 3:00PM- 4:00PM (EST).

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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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