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  • July 16, 2024

    Pentagon, GSA Seek 'Record-Setting' Clean Energy Projects

    The U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. General Services Administration say they are going for "record-setting federal purchases of clean energy" in a joint statement seeking contractors who will be able to get multiple federal facilities running entirely on carbon-pollution-free power by 2030.

  • July 15, 2024

    Tribes Fight Red States' Bid To Halt EPA Water Rule

    Tribal nations are seeking to challenge a bid by red states in North Dakota federal court to block a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule revision requiring states to consider tribes in addressing water quality standards under the Clean Water Act, arguing that the agency has the power to change its regulations.

  • July 15, 2024

    Farm, Fuel Groups Challenge Feds' Land Conservation Rule

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management broke the law when it published a rule creating two new types of conservation leases for federal lands, a coalition of agriculture and fossil fuel advocacy groups said in a new lawsuit.

  • July 15, 2024

    BEAD Should Not 'Impede' Rural 5G Fund, FCC Says

    The chair of the Federal Communications Commission told Congress the fear of overlapping deployment is no reason for the government to spend infrastructure dollars on building out fixed internet service before auctioning spectrum for rural mobile broadband projects.

  • July 15, 2024

    9th Circ. Won't Review Toss Of Youths' Climate Case

    The Ninth Circuit has rejected youth plaintiffs' request for an en banc rehearing of a May ruling that dismissed their climate change suit against the U.S. government.

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  • U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Board of Indian Appeals
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • National Indian Gaming Commission
  • Indian Health Service
  • Office of Indian Education
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Tribal Justice
  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
  • Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
  • Civil Rights Act
  • Tribal recognition rules
  • Native American trust fund and land issues
  • Gaming compact negotiations
  • Federal and state tax policies and revenue-sharing
  • Native American lobbying groups
  • Suits over development projects involving Native American groups, including mining and drilling, casinos and resorts, and shopping centers
  • Disputes over land use and other natural resources
  • Breach of trust and mismanagement of tribal resources suits
  • Native American rights, sovereignty, and tribal recognition disputes
  • Cases involving tribal employers
  • Criminal jurisdiction disputes
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of Native American and tribal law practices


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  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
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