Indian Law Related to Environment & Climate Change

Climate Change and Its Impact on Native Peoples in Alaska (2007, National Indian Law Library) Selected list of resources on climate change and its impact on Alaska Native peoples.

EPA, American Indian Environmental Office Programs, laws, regulations, grants, contacts, publications.

Global warming resolutions from Alaska Native villages and tribes

For Indian law clinics at universities that focus on environmental issues, visit the library's Guide to Legal Assistance Resources.

Native Americans and the Environment Provides bibliography, full-text articles, and other resources.

Native Communities and Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources as part of National Climate Policy (Natural Resources Law Center at the Univ. of Colorado Law School)

Waste Management in Indian Country (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). Publications and information about various types of waste (mining, hazardous, muncipal, etc.).

How's My Waterway? (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) Learn the condition of local streams, lakes and other waters anywhere in the US. See if your local waterway was checked for pollution, what was found, and what is being done.

EIS Mapper (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) This map displays information from EPA’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Database which provides data about EISs prepared by federal agencies, as well as EPA's comments concerning the EISs. All EISs are filed with EPA, and EPA publishes a “Notice of Availability”

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