National (U.S.)

Enviros Sue Biden Administration For Resuming Oil And Gas Lease Sales

"A coalition of environmental groups on Wednesday sued the Biden administration over its approval of oil and gas lease sales in four Western states. The lease sales in Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Utah mark the first since the administration temporarily froze new lease sales on federal lands in January 2021."

Source: The Hill, 06/30/2022

"Supreme Court Limits Historic McGirt Ruling"

"The United States Supreme Court has limited the scope of its historic McGirt decision. In a 5-4 vote, the high court ruled in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta that the state of Oklahoma has concurrent jurisdiction and the ability to prosecute non-Natives when the victim is Native and the crime is committed on tribal land."

Source: ICT, 06/30/2022


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