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Blue Legs v. Bureau of Indian Affairs

Citation: 19 ELR 20717
No. Nos. 87-5433, -5434, 867 F.2d 1094/29 ERC 1710/(8th Cir., 02/09/1989) Aff'd

The court holds that an Indian tribe, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Indian Health Service share responsibility under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for cleaning up solid waste dumps on the Indian reservation. The court first holds that the tribe has no sovereign immunity that would bar this suit....

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