TV News LIES

Saturday, Oct 25th

Last update07:04:56 PM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Wyoming to fight U.S. over Indian reservation land grant

Wyoming to fight U.S. over Indian reservation land grant

E-mail Print PDF

Wind River reservationWyoming will challenge a U.S. government ruling that more than one million acres of the western state's land still legally belongs to two Native American tribes, Governor Matt Mead said on Friday.

In a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week, Mead said he has directed the Wyoming attorney general to take aggressive action to overturn the agency's decision, which he said would adversely affect the state.

The land ruling was in response to an application from two sovereign native American tribes living on the Wind River Indian Reservation to the EPA seeking the same status afforded to U.S. states in order to implement provisions of the U.S. Clean Air Act.

A subsequent U.S. study found that the tribes should have access to the land, which includes the city of Riverton, that had been opened to non-tribal members under a 1905 act of Congress.

The governor told reporters on Friday that the Wyoming Supreme Court "has directly dealt with that issue and said clearly Riverton is not within the boundaries of the reservation."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Florida Gov. Scott refuses to testify in records lawsuit

Rick ScottFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is holding firm against testifying in a bitter public records lawsuit.A Tallahassee...

Kansas court agrees with abortion shooting verdict

Scott RoederThe Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld the murder conviction in the killing of Wichita doctor...

Gunman kills himself after opening fire on US high school

Gunman at high schoolA student opened fire at a school in Washington state on Friday. Police said the gunman...

Facing lawsuit, California oil train terminal to shut down

oil train terminal closedA legal victory in California this week over crude oil operations could have a spillover effect,...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!