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83 FR 9535

ELR Federal Agency Update

81 FR 92466

ELR Federal Agency Update

H.R. 5379

ELR Congressional Update

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v. BNSF Railway Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that a Native American tribe that occupies land on Fidalgo Island in Skagit County, Washington, may go forward with trespass and breach of contract claims against a railroad company for violating the terms of a...

S. 1983, Bills Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2669, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

78 FR 39539

ELR Federal Agency Update

Shoshone Indian Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming v. United States

ELR Case

The Federal Circuit vacated and remanded a lower court decision dismissing Native American tribes' claim that the government unlawfully converted oil and gas leases on a reservation from one type of lease to another. The lower court...

Hold On to Tribal Sovereignty: Establishing Tribal Pesticide Programs That Recognize Inherent Tribal Authority and Promote Federal-Tribal Partnerships

ELR Article

The weak tribal/federal partnership in regulating pesticide pollution can be strengthened by building pesticide programs that recognize tribal inherent authority and enhance the opportunities for tribal members and non-members to learn...