Tag Archives: Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Duke Energy Renewables Reaches Settlement with DOJ over Eagle Deaths

Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding the deaths of golden eagles and other migratory birds at two of Duke Energy’s … Continue reading

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Environmentalist Groups Challenge to Ocotillo Wind Energy Project Fails

Here are the materials in Protect our Communities Foundation v. Salazar (S.D. Cal.): 25-1 Protect Our Communities Motion for Summary J 28-1 Goverment Cross Motion 30-1 Ocotilla Cross Motion 41 DCT Order Granting Summary J for Government Materials on the … Continue reading

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Treaty Rights Challenge to Migratory Bird Treaty Act Prosecution Fails

Here are the materials so far in United States v. Crooked Arm (D. Mont.): Crooked Arm Indictment Crooked Arm Motion to Dismiss US Response Crooked Arm Reply DCT Order Denying Motion to Dismiss

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Federal Court Dismisses Employment/Whistleblower Claim against United Auburn Indian Community

Here are the materials in Garcia v. United Auburn Indian Community (E.D. Cal.): Garcia Complaint Magistrate Order

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United States v. Akeen — Illegal Sale of Eagle Feathers at Powwow

Here is the indictment in United States v. Akeen (us-v-akeen-complaint). This is for a sale of eagle feathers at a powwow in Oregon, allegedly violative of the Lacey Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Thanks to J. for the … Continue reading

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