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May 22, 2020 | Legal Document

Decision: BLM Sage Grouse

The U.S. District Court in Montana struck down the Trump administration’s attempt to gut a key part of the Bureau of Land Management’s 2015 plan to save the greater sage-grouse, an iconic bird species of the Western United States. The court invalidated a December 2017 BLM policy directive that has allowed millions of acres of oil and gas leasing in sensitive sage-grouse habitat. The court also struck down 440 oil and gas leases, covering about 336,000 acres (525 square miles), that BLM sold as part of its policy reversal.

May 20, 2020 | Legal Document

Declarations in Support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Expert and agency staff declarations in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's brief asking the Court to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline while an Environmental Impact Statement is performed.

May 20, 2020 | Legal Document

Legal Brief on Remedy: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Calls For Shutting Down DAPL

Consolidated Brief of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, Oglala Sioux Tribe, and Yankton Sioux Tribe Regarding Remedy. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe asks the Court to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline while an Environmental Impact Statement is performed.

May 20, 2020 | Legal Document

Amicus Brief of National Congress of American Indians, Tribes, and Tribal Organizations in Support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Amicus Curiae Brief of the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association, National Congress Of American Indians Fund, Inter-Tribal Association Of Arizona, Midwest Alliance Of Sovereign Tribes, United South And Eastern Tribes Sovereignty Protection Fund, Affiliated Tribes Of Northwest Indians, Association On American Indian Affairs, and 28 Indian Tribes Supporting a Vacatur Remedy

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