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Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenges to Navajo Generating Station Clean Air FIP

Here is the opinion in Yazzie v. EPA. Here is the opinion in Hopi Tribe v. EPA. The Yazzie opinion is the lead opinion and has more details. Materials in the Yazzie appeal are here. Materials in the Hopi appeal … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Hopi Tribe v. EPA

Here: Federal Brief Gila River Indian Community Brief Hopi Tribe Brief National Parks Conservation Assn Brief Navajo Nation Brief Salt River Project Brief Tribal Conservation Organizations Brief Tribal Conservation Organizations Reply Brief Yazzie Brief Yazzie Reply Petition here.

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Ninth Circuit Opening Briefs in Challenge to EPA Permit for Navajo Generating Station

Here: Environmental Groups Opening Brief To’ Nizhoni Ani Opening Brief Yazzie Opening Brief Gila River Brief Navajo Brief A second appeal involving the Hopi Tribe’s challenge has been severed from this consolidated appeal: CA9 Order

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Environmental Groups Challenge Navajo Generating Station Approvals, Too

Here is the petition in National Parks Conservation v. EPA (CA9): Envtl Groups Petition Hopi’s petition is here.

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Hopi Tribe v. EPA Ninth Circuit Petition over Navajo Generating Station Approvals

Here: Petition

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Diné CARE Loses Suit to Force EPA to Impose New Rules on Navajo Generating Station

Here are the materials in Diné CARE v. EPA (N.D. Cal.): 40 Diné CARE Motion for Summary J 41 EPA Cross Motion 44 Salt River Project Cross Motion 55 DCT Order Dismissing Complaint An excerpt: Now before the Court are … Continue reading

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Hopi Tribe Objection to Interior’s Intention to Enforce Stricter Air Quality Standards at Navajo without Hopi’s Input

Here: Hopi Letter to Secretary of the Interior An excerpt: On September 4, 2013, the Hopi Tribe (“Tribe”) wrote to you expressing its serious concerns regarding the Department oflnterior’s (“DOl”) decision to join with the Salt River Project (“SRP”) and … Continue reading

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Federal Court Enjoins Enforcement of Navajo Employment Preference Law against Salt River Project

Here are the materials in Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement & Power District v. Lee (D. Ariz.): DCT Order Granting Salt River Project Motion Salt River Project Motion for Summary J Navajo Cross-Motion Salt River Project Reply Navajo Reply This … Continue reading

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Diné CARE National Parks Conservation Association v. EPA Complaint: Clean Air Act Suit regarding Navajo Coal

Here is the complaint, filed in D.C.: Diné CARE Complaint An excerpt: 1. The federal Clean Air Act requires the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“Administrator” or “EPA”) to promulgate modern pollution control limits at the massive … Continue reading

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