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Model Tribal Envtl Code On-line (fwd)



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Date: Tue, 04 Feb 1997 18:20:19 -0500
From: Mike Dashner <mdashner@cic.net>

FYI...  Mike Dashner


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>Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 12:52:51 -0800 (PST)
>From: James Grijalva <James.Grijalva@thor.law.und.nodak.edu>
>Reply-To: triballaw@thecity.sfsu.edu
>To: Multiple recipients of list <triballaw@thecity.sfsu.edu>
>Subject: Envtl Code On-line
>
>**This message is being cross-posted to the Turtle Island and Triballaw
>listservs**
>
>The Tribal Environmental Law Project (TELP) has recently added to its web
>pages "A Model Tribal Environmental Review Code."  This document, authored by
>attorney Dean B. Suagee, offers Indian tribes a template code for establishing
>a comprehensive environmental review process for development proposals that
>could affect the environment of Indian country. 
>
>The template is modeled after the federal National Environmental Policy Act
>(NEPA), which requires federal agencies to prepare an environmental impact
>statement (EIS) prior to taking any "major Federal action significantly
>affecting the quality of the human environment." The template should be of
>interest to any tribal government wishing to exercise its inherent sovereignty
>to protect the quality of the reservation environment and the health of
>reservation residents. 
>
>The author has granted permission for tribal governments to use the model code
>as it stands or as modified to fit the particular needs of the tribe.  
>
>You may view (and download) the model code at the TELP home page (click on the
>"Tribal Program Reference Materials" link) at:
>http://www.law.und.nodak.edu/telp/home.html
>
>---------------------------------------------
>James M. Grijalva
>Director, Tribal Environmental
>  Law Project
>http://www.law.und.nodak.edu/telp/home.html
>
>Asst. Professor of Law
>University of North Dakota
>  School of Law
>Grand Forks, ND 58202-9003
>(701) 777-2961
>(701) 777-2217 (fax)
>james.grijalva@thor.law.und.nodak.edu
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>
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