Tag Archives: D.C. Circuit

D.C. Circuit Rules in Tuttle v. Zinke — Upholds Interior Termination of Lease on CRIT Lands

Here is the order: Unpublished Order Briefs here.

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Amador County v. Dept. of Interior

Here: Amador County Opening Brief DOI Answer Brief Lower court materials in Amador County v. Jewell (D.D.C.): 76-1 Amador County Motion 77 US Motion 81 Amador County Response 83 US Reply 84 DCT Order

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Navajo Nation Prevails in D.C. Circuit over 2014 Annual Funding Agreement Dispute

Here is the opinion in Navajo Nation v. Dept. of Interior: Opinion An excerpt: The Navajo Nation delivered a proposed funding agreement to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, an agency within the United States Department of the Interior, during a partial government shutdown. … Continue reading

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DAPL Appeal Pleadings

Here are the briefs in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers: 2017 03 15 Em Mtn for Injunction 2017 03 17 ACOE Resp in Opp 2017 03 17 CRST Reply 2017 03 17 DAPL Resp … 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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CRST’s Request for a Temporary Restraining Order against DAPL is Denied

There are a lot of moving parts on the legal side of the NoDAPL fight. This latest is in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 16-cv-01534, which was started in July. Those initial materials are here. … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Denounces Army Easement Announcement, Vows Court Challenge

Download(PDF): Press Release Next steps for Tribe and allies: The Tribe will challenge any easement decision on the grounds that the EIS was wrongfully terminated. The Tribe will demand a fair, accurate and lawful environmental impact statement to identify true … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Briefs in Tuttle v. Jewel

Here: Tuttle Brief US Brief Tuttle Reply Lower court materials here.

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Tribal Amicus Brief in Challenge to EPA Mercury Rule

Here is the brief in Murray Energy Corp. v. EPA (D.C. Cir.): tribal-amicus-brief Tribal Amicus Brief FINAL

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