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Rival Goshute lawsuit dismissed
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2002

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed members of the Skull Valley Goshute Tribe of Utah.

The group, led by Sammy Blackbear, is challenging Chairman Leon Bear and his decision to use the reservation for a nuclear waste site. They accuse Bear and the Bureau of Indian Affairs of hiding information from them.

The suit was dismissed on procedural grounds and can be refiled.

Get the Story:
Dissident Goshutes' Suit Dismissed (The Salt Lake Tribune 9/13)

Relevant Links:
Utah Office of High Level Nuclear Waste Opposition - http://www.eq.state.ut.us/HLW/Hlw_opp.htm
Private Fuel Storage Facility Application, Nuclear Regulatory Commission - http://www.nrc.gov/OPA/reports/pfs.htm
Private Fuel Storage - http://www.privatefuelstorage.com
The Skull Valley Goshutes - http://www.skullvalleygoshutes.org

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