Category Archives: Environmental

Arizona SCT Rejects Hopi Challenge to Arizona Snowbowl

Here is the opinion in Hopi Tribe v. Arizona Snowbowl: hopi-tribe-v-arizona-snowbowl.pdf Prior posts here.

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Briefs on Federal Motion to Dismiss in Bears Ears Litigation

Here are the materials in Hopi Tribe v. Trump (D. D.C.): 48 DCT Order Denying Transfer Motion 49-1 Federal Motion to Dismiss 50 Intervenors Motion to Dismiss 61 TWS Brief 63 GSCE Brief 71 UDB Brief 72 NRDC Brief 74 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Decision on the Use of Native Oral History to Establish Aboriginal Title

Here is the order in Pueblo of Jemez v. United States (D. N.M.): 326-mmo opinion order re oral traditional evidence testimon 11518 Prior posts here.

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Federal Court Orders Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies in Yerington Paiute Mine Torts Case

Here are the materials in BP America v. Yerington Paiute Tribe (D. Nev.): 37 Amended Complaint 38 Amended Motion for PI 41 Tribal Judge MTD 42 Tribal Judge Response to 38 51 Tribe MTD 52 Tribe Response to 38 53-1 Tribal Court … Continue reading

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Bob Anderson on Indigenous Rights to Water and Environmental Protection

Robert T. Anderson has published Indigenous Rights to Water & Environmental Protection in the Harvard Civil rights-Civil Liberties Law Journal. an excerpt: This article examines the rights of Indian nations in the United States to adequate water supplies and environmental protection for … Continue reading

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Injunctive Relief Granted in Indigenous Environmental Network v. U.S. Dept. of State [Keystone XL Pipeline]

Order. Previous posts/filings here. WaPo coverage here. Plaintiffs’ request for injunctive relief is GRANTED. The Court enjoins Federal Defendants and TransCanada from engaging in any activity in furtherance of the construction or operation of Keystone and associated facilities until the … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Transcript in Sturgeon v. Frost II

Here. Background materials on the case here.

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News Profile of Climate Change Impact on Shishmaref Village on Sarichef Island

Here is “An Alaskan village is falling into the sea. Washington is looking the other way.”

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Stay Lifted in Kids’ Climate Trial

Here.

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JoAnne Cook: “Water Is the Essence of Life”

Here, on the FLOW site. An excerpt: The Anishinaabek, who are the Indigenous people from the Great Lakes area, are born with an innate sense of our connection to everything around us. We feel the connection between us and all … Continue reading

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