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Professor James Grijalva presented twice in December

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Grijalva presented at the Winter Meeting of the Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance in Rapid City, SD and a national webinar panel. In Rapid City, SD, Professor Grijalva facilitated A Conversation on Seeking Environmental Justice for Indigenous Peoples, from the Grassroots UP. The topic focused on using federal environmental justice grants for community-based organizations to […]

Professor Grijalva presents at Northern Arizona University Native American Cultural Center

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Northern Arizona University’s Native American Cultural Center and the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals invited Professor Grijalva to Flagstaff, Arizona for one of their many events for Native American month. Professor Grijalva discussed several regional examples of environmental injustice affecting indigenous peoples: allocation of shrinking Colorado River water without consideration of senior Indian tribal water […]

Professor Grijalva Presents at National Tribal Environmental Conference

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Professor Jim Grijalva recently spoke at the National Tribal Lands and Environment Forum in Milwaukee, WI. The Forum is sponsored annually by the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, which advises the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and assists American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages in developing governmental capacity for managing natural resources and implementing environmental […]

Professor Grijalva to publish in Harvard Environmental Law Review

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Professor James M. Grijalva has recently had an article accepted by the Harvard Environmental Law Review for publication in the winter of 2020-21. The article, Ending the Interminable Gap in Indian Country Water Quality Protection, examines the 30-year history of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s water quality programs in Indian country and identifies a […]

Professor Grijalva wins Best Paper at ABA environmental conference

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The 48th Spring Conference of the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources was held in Denver, Colorado on March 27-29. James Grijalva, Friedman Professor and Director of the Tribal Environmental Law Project, participated in a panel discussion of the impacts of the Trump EPA’s “return to its core mission.” His paper, Tribal Environmental Self-Determination: […]