North Dakota Law

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Professor Grijalva Presents at National Tribal Environmental Law Conference

In August, Professor James Grijalva conducted a 4-hour workshop at the Tribal Lands & Environment Conference (Spokane, WA), hosted by the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals. This conference is the preeminent national meeting for tribal and federal professionals involved in managing environmental programs for Indian country. His presentation Strengthening Tribal Self-Determination and Self-Governance by Administering Environmental Protection Programs: The Continuing Relevance of EPA’s 1984 Indian Policy and 1992 GAP Statute explained the historical foundations of EPA’s Indian program, and explored their influence on recent agency initiatives assisting Indian tribes in building multi-media capacity for effective regulatory implementation. This is the fourth consecutive year Professor Grijalva has been invited to present his workshop at this conference.