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David Ganje: South Dakota must do more to protect ground water and surface water
Environment | Law | Opinion

David Ganje: South Dakota must do more to protect ground water and surface water (December 12, 2017)

Both groundwater and surface waters of South Dakota are held in trust by the government for the benefit of the citizens of the state.

David Ganje: Army Corps can't be trusted to manage water in the Missouri River
Opinion

David Ganje: Army Corps can't be trusted to manage water in the Missouri River (November 30, 2017)

Tribes and several states are opposing plans by the Army Corps to deal with 'surplus water' in the Missouri River.

David Ganje: Water a major issue as company eyes uranium mine in Black Hills
Opinion

David Ganje: Water a major issue as company eyes uranium mine in Black Hills (November 21, 2017)

Mining closure is often called 'decommissioning.' I also call it an exit plan.

David Ganje: More study needed on water permit at uranium mine in Black Hills
Environment | Opinion

David Ganje: More study needed on water permit at uranium mine in Black Hills (November 2, 2017)

The Dewey Burdock project would be the most significant mining operation in South Dakota in the last twenty years.

David Ganje: South Dakota signs onto anti-tribal brief in Supreme Court water case
Law | Opinion

David Ganje: South Dakota signs onto anti-tribal brief in Supreme Court water case (October 25, 2017)

South Dakota hasn't entered into any tribal water settlement agreements even though this issue has been on the table for decades.

David Ganje: Aging dams stuck in regulatory limbo in South Dakota
Environment | Law | Opinion

David Ganje: Aging dams stuck in regulatory limbo in South Dakota (April 4, 2017)

While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversees federal dams in South Dakota and elsewhere, many of the state’s dams are caught in a regulatory limbo.

David Ganje: Wetlands management remains a mess in the United States
Environment | Opinion

David Ganje: Wetlands management remains a mess in the United States (February 28, 2017)

Wetlands play a role in the ecosystem and provide benefits for both people and wildlife.

David Ganje: Reforms needed in North Dakota's eminent domain law
Opinion

David Ganje: Reforms needed in North Dakota's eminent domain law (February 6, 2017)

The use of eminent domain (condemnation) is a modern legal problem.

David Ganje: South Dakota needs to reform eminent domain law
Opinion

David Ganje: South Dakota needs to reform eminent domain law (January 10, 2017)

The use of eminent domain (condemnation) is a modern legal problem.

David Ganje: An opportunity for tribes to clean up their homelands
Environment | Opinion

David Ganje: An opportunity for tribes to clean up their homelands (December 2, 2016)

Brownfields are an opportunity often missed by tribes and developers.

David Ganje: White House interferes with tribal water rights settlements
Opinion

David Ganje: White House interferes with tribal water rights settlements (October 17, 2016)

I used to think the unworkable Bureau of Indian Affairs was one of the least helpful agencies in federal government.

David Ganje: Tribes can't remain silent about their water rights
Opinion

David Ganje: Tribes can't remain silent about their water rights (October 3, 2016)

The Crow Creek Tribe recently started water rights litigation, asking for both money damages as well as a request for a ruling quantifying the tribe’s reserved surface water rights.

David Ganje: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand for water rights
Environment | Law | Opinion

David Ganje: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe takes a stand for water rights (September 22, 2016)

Upper Great Plains tribes today must be vigilant in obtaining reserved but yet undetermined water rights.