Category Archives: Environmental

Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Tribe in Pit River v. BLM III

Here is the opinion in Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management. Briefs: blm-opening-brief.pdf pit-river-answer-brief.pdf blm-reply.pdf Pit River II materials here. Pit River I materials here.

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Fond du Lac Ojibwe Sues EPA over Mine, “Existential Threat” to Tribe

Here is the complaint in Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa v. Stepp (D. Minn.): 1-complaint-3.pdf

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News Profile of GTB/Enviro Groups’ Appeal against Nestlé

Here is “Legal gears on Nestle water cases grind slowly in Michigan” from MLive.

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Briefs in Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Fort Belknap Indian Community v. Trump (Keystone XL)

Here are the briefs on the United States’ and TransCanada’s Motions to Dismiss Rosebud and Fort Belknap’s treaty and jurisdiction claims regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline. TransCanada Motion to Dismiss US Motion to Dismiss Rosebud and Fort Belknap Response US … Continue reading

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Gizmodo: “The Battle for Bad River”

Here. The tribe’s suit is here.

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California Trout & Trout Unlimited v. Hoopa Valley Tribe & FERC Cert Petition

Here: Cert Petition Question presented: Do states waive their authority under section 401 of the Clean Water Act if they do not approve or deny a certification request within one year, even when an applicant withdraws and resubmits the request … Continue reading

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Swinomish/Quinault/Suquamish Amicus Brief in Climate Change Litigation in Washington State

Here is the brief in Aji P. v. State of Washington (Wash Ct. App.): Tribal Amicus Brief More details on this case here.

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Lummi Nation Ceremony to Honor Endangered Southern Resident Orcas

Here.

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Tribal Motions for Summary Judgment in Standing Rock v. Army Corps [Dakota Access Pipeline]

Here are the new materials in Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers (D.D.C.): 418 DCT Order on Administrative Record 433-2 Standing Rock Motion for Summary Judgment 434-2 Oglala Motion for Summary Judgment 435-1 Yankton Motion … Continue reading

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Nebraska SCT Affirms State Commission’s Decision to Approve Keystone XL Route

Here is the opinion in In re Application No. OP-0003: N00006778PUB

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