Tag Archives: Bureau of Land Management

D.C. District Court Transfers MHA Nation Suit against BLM Drilling Permit Approvals to North Dakota

Here are the materials in Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation v. Dept. of Interior (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 10 Slawson Motion to Intervene 17 DCT Order Granting 10 18 Slawson Motion to Transfer Case to DND 23 DOI Joinder to 18 … Continue reading

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HuffPo: “Federal Officials Divulge Secret Info About Native American Artifacts”

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Oglala Sioux Tribe Resolution Demanding BLM Consultation re: Converse County Oil and Gas Project (Wyo.)

Here: 1980_001 (2) (1) The tribe’s press release: OST PRESS RELEASE ON CONVERSE COUNTY OIL GAS PROJECT (3-27-18) (1) UPDATE (4/11/2018): FINAL AGENDA FOR GOVERNMENT-TO-GOVERNMENT CONSULTATIOS (4-9-18).2  

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Tenth Circuit Dismisses Challenge to Hydraulic Fracking Rule as Unripe

Here is the opinion in State of Wyoming v. Zinke.

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Tell Them Chaco Canyon is not For Sale (Scoping Meetings This Week)

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Federal Approval of Tule Wind Project over Eagle-Based Challenge

Here is the opinion in Protect Our Communities v. Jewell. From the syllabus: The panel affirmed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of federal agencies and officials and intervenor Tule Wind, LLC in an action challenging the Bureau of … Continue reading

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Federal Court Grants Federal Officer Summary Judgment in Excessive Force Suit brought by Deceased Alleged Indian Graverobber

Here are the materials in Estate of Redd v. Love (D. Utah): 93 Love Motion for Summary J 102 Estate Opposition 115 Reply 120 DCT Order An excerpt: This case arises out of Dr. James D. Redd’s tragic suicide the … Continue reading

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Federal Court Declines to Block Solar Project affecting CRIT Sacred Sites

Here are the materials in Colorado River Indian Tribes v. Dept. of Interior (C.D. Cal.): 37-1 CRIT Motion for PI 59 Nextera Opposition 68 Interior Opposition 74 Reply 150 DCT Order We posted the complaint here.

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Colorado River Indian Tribes Sue Interior over Modified Blythe Solar Power Project

Here is the complaint in Colorado River Indian Tribes v. Dept. of Interior (C.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: This complaint challenges the actions of Defendants U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and their officials (collectively, “BLM” … Continue reading

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Summary Judgment Materials in Bivens Action by Estatet of Deceased Indian Graverobber

Here are the materials in Estate of Redd v. Love (D. Utah): 60-1 Motion to Dismiss 64 Opposition 69 Reply 76 DCT Order on Summary J An excerpt: This case arises following the tragic suicide of Dr. James D. Redd … Continue reading

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