Tag Archives: Dakota Access Pipeline

More DAPL Pleadings (March 15 to Present)

Here: 174 ACOE Unopposed Motion to Consolidate Cases 174-1 Proposed Order 175 SRST Motion to Extend Time 176 DAPL Opp to SRST Mtn Ext Time 177 Vance Response to Court’s 3-3-17 Order [178 sealed] 179 DAPL Status Report-Redacted 180 Stmt … 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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Updated Pleadings in DAPL Suit (Current through March 14)

Here: 153 ACOE Motion Extend Time to Resp to Mtn Part SJ 154 SRST Resp to 153 ACOE Mtn Ext Time 155 Vance Reply to DAPL & ACOE Opp to Mtn Intervene 156 DAPL Status Rept 157 Order Denying Prelim … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies DAPL Injunction

Here is the order in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): March 7 Order Materials here.

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Kyle Whyte on DAPL and Environmental Injustice

Kyle Whyte has posted “The Dakota Access Pipeline, Environmental Injustice, and U.S. Colonialism” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in Red Ink. Here is the abstract: Starting in April 2016, thousands of people, led by Standing Rock Sioux Tribal members, gathered … Continue reading

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Fletcher: “Indian Country And Climate Change After DAPL” @ Law360.com

Here: Indian Country And Climate Change After DAPL Law360, New York (February 27, 2017, 12:01 PM EST) — Matthew L.M. Fletcher In the chaos of the early weeks of the Trump administration, the president managed to highlight his support for … Continue reading

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Cheyenne River Sioux’s Motion for Expedited Partial Summary Judgment with Attachments

Further materials 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): 131- Intervenor-Plaintiff’s Partial Motion for Summary Judgment 131-1 Statement of Facts 131-2 Exhibit 131-3 Exhibit 131-4 Exhibit 131-5 Exhibit … Continue reading

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Amicus Briefs in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. Army Corps of Engineers

Download(PDF): National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center Oglala Sioux Tribe Association on American Indian Affairs, Pueblo of Pojoaque, and University of New Mexico School of Law Natural Resources and Environmental Law Clinic National Congress of American Indians, Affiliated Tribes of Northwest … Continue reading

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Monte Mills: “How will Native tribes fight the Dakota Access Pipeline in court?”

Here, at PBS. An excerpt: Although the details of those arguments will be complex, as a legal scholar focused on Native American law I see the case addressing an essential question at the heart of our legal system: namely, how … Continue reading

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Moyers & Co.: “Why We Must Respect the Sacred at Standing Rock”

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