Many Native Americans face risks related to environmental problems. Problems like water contamination, dumping, air pollution, mining waste, and climate change. As sovereigns, tribes have the right and responsibility to govern their territory's environment. Helping tribes protect the environment is a top priorities. In Alaska, the impact of climate change is immediate and immense, and we represent tribes fighting to save their communities.
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Bristol Bay Protections – Pebble Mine (Bristol Bay Economic Development Corp v. Hladick)
Indigenous Caucus – UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
Bering Sea Elders Group
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Native Village of Venetie Tribal Government v. Bernhardt)
Keystone XL Pipeline (Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. Trump)
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