Tribes Drop 9th Circ. Challenge Of Alaskan Road Rejection

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit signed off Friday on a group of local Alaskan governments and tribes’ decision to drop claims challenging the U.S. Department of the Interior’s rejection of a land swap facilitating the construction of a road that would allow for easier medical evacuations to Anchorage from a remote Alaskan community.

In a brief order, the circuit court granted the group’s request to voluntarily dismiss its appeal of a federal court’s conclusion that the DOI did not violate the National Environmental Policy Act by rejecting plans...
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Case Information

Case Title

Agdaagux Tribe of King Cove, et al v. Ryan Zinke, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2899 Other Statutes - APA Review/Appeal

Date Filed

November 6, 2015


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