Category Archives: Environmental

South Dakota SCT Dismisses Appeal Challenging State Utility Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Here is the opinion: in re keystone xl pipeline

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Federal Court Denies Warm Springs Rule 19 Motion, Holding Clean Water Act Abrogates Tribal Immunity

Here are the materials in Deschutes River Alliance v. Portland General Electric Company (D. Or.): 74 Motion to Dismiss 76 Response 78 Reply 103 DCT Order

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‘This Ruling Gives Us Hope’: Supreme Court Sides With Tribe in Salmon Case

From the NY Times: There was a time when the murky waters of the Skagit River offered bountiful salmon harvests to the Swinomish Indians of Washington State. They could fill an entire boat with one cast of the net back … Continue reading

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Michigan DEQ Approves Back 40 Gold Mine Permit

Coverage here Menominee opposition brochure here: Back40Handout Previous posts here.

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Klamath Sues over Two Endangered Fish Species

Here is the complaint in Klamath Tribes v. United States Bureau of Reclamation (N.D. Cal.): 1 complaint

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EcoRobeson Joins Enviro Groups in Challenging Pipeline Decision

Here: title-vi-complaint-final

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Groundbreaking for Mud Mountain Dam’s New Fish Trap

Here. Muckleshoot Chair Virginia Cross and Puyallup Council Member Rideout spoke, as did Sen. Patty Murray.

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Washington COA Decides Puyallup Tribe Of Indians v. Wash. State Shorelines Hearings Bd.

Here: Opinion

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Consultation Webinar Announcement

Defending Tribal Sovereignty: The Ongoing Battle Over “Meaningful Consultation” and Self-Governance Over Natural and Cultural Resources May 23, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST Non-CLE Webinar REGISTER NOW (direct link: https://shop.americanbar.org/ebus/ABAEventsCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?productId=326797486) The Dakota Access Pipeline, Bears Ears National Monument, … Continue reading

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“If You Find Doughnuts and 900 Pounds of Bacon in the Woods of Michigan, Don’t Touch It”

From VICE, here.

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