In this PERC Case Study, Sierra Crane-Murdoch explores the challenges facing a tribe atop the nation’s biggest oil play. While mineral owners off the reservation have earned thousands of dollars for each acre leased, most allottees within have earned only a few hundred.
These Plains Indians had a legal system based on accepted rules of conduct and individual rights.
SummaryMost environmental statutes allow citizens to sue companies for violating the statutes or their regulations. Most such citizen suits are not ï¬led by individuals, however, but by environmental organizations.