Tag Archives: NEPA

Tenth Circuit (Barely) Keeps Alive Caddo Nation Suit against Wichita and Affiliated Tribes

Here is the unpublished opinion in Caddo Nation v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes. Briefs here.

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Tenth Circuit Holds BLM Violated NEPA in Approving Chaco Canyon Fracking

Here is the opinion in Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Bernhardt. Briefs here.

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Yellowstone Bison Environmental Suit Dismissed

Here are the materials in Cottonwood Environmental Law Center v. Bernhardt (D. Mont.): 33 Motion to File Second Amended Complaint + Proposed Complaint 36 State Response to 33 38 Federal Response to 33 39 Reply in Support of 33 45 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses NEPA Suit re: Osage Mineral Estate

Here are the materials in Persimmon Ridge LLC v. Zinke (N.D. Okla.): 18 Amended Complaint 21 US Motion to Dismiss 25 Persimmon Response 28 Reply 42 DCT Order

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Zinke [Chaco Canyon Fracking]

Here: Opening Brief Amicus Brief federal brief intervenors brief navajo allottees amicus brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Rejects Diné CARE Challenge to Fracking Near Chaco Canyon

Here are the materials in Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Zinke (D.N.M.): 112 dine care opening brief 113 us response 117 reply 132 dct order  

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Chilkat Indian Village Suit over Mining Affecting Chilkat River

Here is the complaint in Chilkat Indian Village v. Bureau of Land Management (D. Alaska): 1 Complaint

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in NEPA Challenge to Enterprise Rancheria Casino

Here are the briefs in Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community v. Zinke: Opening Brief Tribe Answer Brief Federal Answer Brief Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Materials in Donelson v. U.S.: NEPA Challenge to Interior Drilling Approvals re: Osage Mineral Estate

Here: Donelson Brief Industry Response Brief US Response Brief Reply TK Lower court materials here.

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Lower Elwha and Federal Government Prevail in NEPA/ESA Suit in the 9th Circuit

NEPA and ESA challenges to hatchery approvals after removal of the Elwha Dam were brought by anti-hatchery environmental groups. The unpublished decision is here. Briefs: Motion for Injunction Opening Brief Tribal Answer Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials … Continue reading

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