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Montana Free Press: Tribal lawsuit adds to Keystone XL hurdles as feds await Supreme Court consideration
Montana Free Press: Tribal lawsuit adds to Keystone XL hurdles as feds await Supreme Court consideration (July 1, 2020)

The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes have filed the latest lawsuit against the federal government opposing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.


Indigenous celebrate victory against Dakota Access Pipeline, but remain wary of Judge Boasberg
Indigenous celebrate victory against Dakota Access Pipeline, but remain wary of Judge Boasberg (April 14, 2020)

Will oil continue to flow ad infinitum across tribal lands in violation of all morality and law?


Tribes score victory in long-running battle against Dakota Access Pipeline
Tribes score victory in long-running battle against Dakota Access Pipeline (March 25, 2020)

In a big victory for tribal nations that have fought the Dakota Access Pipeline through two presidential administrations, a federal judge ordered a full environmental review of the controversial project.


Native Sun News Today: Rollback of environmental law lambasted
Native Sun News Today: Rollback of environmental law lambasted (February 27, 2020)

Indigenous leaders were among the many who raised their voices at one of only two hearings on a Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental policy.


NEPA and the Sioux San
NEPA and the Sioux San (January 21, 2020)

Big changes are in the works at an urban Indian Health Service hospital in South Dakota. Did you know about it?


Trump administration sends mixed signals to tribes with regulatory agenda
Trump administration sends mixed signals to tribes with regulatory agenda (March 6, 2018)

The Trump administration is asking tribes about easing burdens in environmental reviews even as it seeks to add more hurdles in other areas.


Interior Department tries to streamline lengthy environmental review process
Interior Department tries to streamline lengthy environmental review process (September 8, 2017)

The Department of the Interior is attempting to reform the lengthy environmental review process, an initiative that could benefit Indian Country.


Rep. Markwayne Mullin refutes speculation of 'privatizing' tribal land
Rep. Markwayne Mullin refutes speculation of 'privatizing' tribal land (December 7, 2016)

The Oklahoma Republican said a widely circulated report 'completely distorted' his views about sovereignty and self-determination.


Judge orders more environmental review for polar bear rule
Judge orders more environmental review for polar bear rule (October 18, 2011)

A federal judge ordered the Obama administration to undertake an environmental review of a special polar bear rule that was issued during the Bush era. In May 2008, the U.S....


Law Article: Appeals court decision opens doors in NEPA lawsuits
Law Article: Appeals court decision opens doors in NEPA lawsuits (January 20, 2011)

"The Ninth Circuit has removed a long-standing obstacle that prevented private parties and local governments from intervening in National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) cases. In Wilderness Society v. U.S. Forest...