Hanford Nuclear Site Leaks and Possible Environmental Impacts

AP story is here.

An article about the history of the site and its proximity (and potential danger) to the Columbia River is here.

Finally, here is an article from two years ago, which discusses the results of the contamination and the Yakama Nation’s repeated attempts to get the U.S. government to acknowledge the problem.

Wisconsin Chippewa Tribes Wait to Hear Night Deer Hunting Ruling


Materials here and here.

Wisconsin Night Deer Hunt Hearing to Continue Thursday



Wisconsin’s Brief and Motion to Strike

Tribes’ Response Brief

Tribes’ Response to Motion to Strike

Previous material is here.

Coal Export Project Delayed After Agency Failed to Properly Inform Yakama Nation

Story from the Oregonian is here. An excerpt

Oregon’s Department of State Lands, which had planned to decide on the company’s permit by Dec. 12 has delayed a decision until April 1, said Charles Redon, a resource coordinator for the agency.

DSL is opening a third public comment period on the Ambre’s Morrow Pacific  project, which would bring coal by train from Montana or Wyoming, unload and store it at a new terminal at the Port of Morrow, then ship the coal by barge to a Port of St. Helens dock for export. The new comment period will run from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31.

The agency neglected to properly notify the Yakama Nation about the project, Redon said. The Yakama and other Northwest tribes have raised significant concerns about five proposals for terminals to export coal from the Northwest.

Information Meetings here.

More about coal exporting in the Pacific Northwest is at Northwest Public Radio here.

Previous post on the subject is here.

Wisconsin Night Deer Hunting Hearing Set for December 12

The evidentiary hearing on the Wisconsin Tribes’ preliminary injunction motion is set for 12/12/12. Stories are here and here.

Previous post containing the legal documents is here.

Wisconsin Tribes Seek to Enforce Treaty Rights in Night Deer Hunt

News coverage is here and here.

State Motion to Enforce Prohibition on Shining Deer

State Brief in Support of Motion

State Proposed Order

LDF Motion for Preliminary and Permanent Injunction

LDF Preliminary Injunction Memorandum

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