Category Archives: Environmental

Tenth Circuit Decides Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States

Here is the opinion in Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town v. United States. Briefs here.

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NYTs: “See the Scars That Oil Exploration Cut Across Alaska’s Wilderness”

Here.

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Troy Eid on Energy Development and Tribal Consultation

Troy Eid has published Beyond Dakota Access Pipeline: Energy Development and the Imperative for Meaningful Tribal Consultation in the Denver University Law Review.

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D.C. Circuit Grants Oglala Sioux Tribe Petition for Review of Black Hills Uranium Mining Approval

Here is the opinion in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Briefs here.

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Atlantic: “Trump’s Nativism Is Transforming the Physical Landscape”

Here. An excerpt: Last December, Trump issued two orders that removed more than a million acres of federal land from Bears Ears National Monument and more than 800,000 acres from the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, both in southern Utah. The … Continue reading

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WaPo Story on Banned Poisons Still Being Used to Kill Eagles

Here is “Thirteen bald eagles were found dead in a field. This is what killed them.“

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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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