Category Archives: Environmental

High Country News: “Northern California tribes face down massive wildfires”

Here.

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Environmental Assessment Not Vacated on Remand in Dakota Access

Here are the documents 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. 283 – Order Doc. 284 – Memorandum Opinion Other materials posted here. Excerpt: In light … Continue reading

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The Onion: “EPA To Drop ‘E,’ ‘P’ From Name”

Here.

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Arizona State CLE — Cultures Under Water: Climate Impacts on Tribal Cultural Heritage

Cultures Under Water: Climate Impacts on Tribal Cultural Heritage CLE Wednesday, December 6 – Friday, December 8 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Memorial Union, Ventana Ballroom 1290 S. Normal Ave., Tempe, AZ 85287 ASU Tempe campus Extreme weather and climate … Continue reading

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Interior Dept. Official who Spoke Out in Favor of Alaska Natives Resigns

Here from WaPo. HuffPo. Here is his resignation letter: Letter Here is his whistleblower complaint: Form 11 Prior WaPo coverage when Clement spoke out last summer. High Country News profile here.

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Ninth Circuit Decides Sturgeon Hovercraft Matter on Remand from SCOTUS

Here is the opinion in Sturgeon v. Masica. An excerpt: John Sturgeon would like to use his hovercraft in a national preserve to reach moose hunting grounds. The State of Alaska is fine with that; the federal government is not. Sturgeon’s case turns … Continue reading

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News Profile on Pebble Mine in Alaska

Here, from Project Earth.

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Federal Court Holds Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Have Authority to Impose $1.5M Annual Permit Fee on FMC Corp.

Here is the order in FMC Corp. v. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes (D. Idaho): 64-1 Tribe Motion on Montana 1 65-1 Tribe Motion on Montana 2 66-1 Tribe Motion on Tribal Process 67-2 FMC Motion on Tribal Process 67-3 FMC Motion on … Continue reading

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Standing Rock/NoDAPL Motion to File Amicus in Support of Dakota Access and ACOE Brief Regarding Remedy

Here are the briefs(PDF) 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): 258- United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Brief Regarding Remedy 259- Motion of the American Fuel … Continue reading

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Ethel Branch: “Native tribes deserve respect for work on the Bears Ears Monument”

In The Hill, here.

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