Sovereignty wins another battle!!!— Cricket1971 (@1971Cricket) January 11, 2021
They need to clean up the ponds not cover them up! The land is rotten around the old site; and all that waste is buried, this company packed it’s bags and left. Now they will have to pay to either clean it up or monitor until eternity!
Was scared that SCOTUS would narrow tribal civil jurisdiction further if it took this case. This is a big win for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and Indian Country! https://t.co/iWvN9aE7JT— Tanner Allread (@tannerallread) January 11, 2021
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