D.C. Circuit Rejects Oglala Sioux Tribe Challenge to Uranium Mine

Here is the opinion in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Briefs:

Prior post here.

D.C. Circuit Rejects Oglala Sioux Tribe Challenge to Uranium Mine

Here is the opinion in Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Briefs:

Prior post here.

Federal Court Splits Liability under CERCLA for 19 Uranium Mines at Navajo

Here are the materials in El Paso Natural Gas Co. LLC v. United States (D. Ariz.):

186 US Post-Trial Brief

187 El Paso Post-Trial Brief

203 US Reply

204 El Paso Reply

217 DCT Order

Prior posts here.

National Mining Assn v. Zinke Cert Petition [Grand Canyon Uranium Mining]

Here:

NMA Petition

Question presented:

Can Congress’s delegation to the Department of the Interior of withdrawal authority over large tracts of land survive without the legislative veto right that Congress included as a check on the exercise of that authority?

Lower court materials here.

Update:

Cert Opp

Federal Court Holds US Govt. is “Owner” of Indian Trust Land under CERCLA for Liability Purposes

Here are the materials in El Paso Natural Gas Co. LLC v. United States (D. Ariz.):

130 El Paso Supplemental Brief

133 US Supplemental Brief

135 DCT Order

Prior post on this case here.

Navajo and US Bring CERCLA Actions over Uranium Mining; Consent Decree Reached

Here is Navajo Nation’s complaint in Navajo Nation v. Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. (D. Ariz.):

1-complaint

Here is the U.S. complaint in United States v. Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. (D. Ariz.):

1-complaint

5-consent-decreee