Cert Petition in Diné Citizens against Ruining Our Environment v. Navajo Transitional Energy Co. LLC

Here:

Question presented:

Whether Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 19 requires dismissal of an Administrative Procedure Act action challenging a federal agency’s compliance with statutory requirements governing federal agency decisions, for failure to join a non-federal entity that would benefit from the challenged agency action and cannot be joined without consent.

Lower court materials here.

Ninth Circuit Affirms Rule 19 Dismissal of Environmental Challenge to Four Corners Power Plant

Here is the opinion in Diné Citizens against Ruining Our Environment v. Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Briefs here.

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Diné Citizens against Ruining Our Environment v. BIA [Rule 19 Joinder; Four Corners Power Plant & Navajo Mine]

Here:

Appellant Brief

Arizona Public Service Co Brief

Navajo Transitional Energy Company, LLC Brief

United States Brief

Navajo Nation Amicus

Reply

Oral argument video here.