The The Circle Law Group advises tribal clients in environmental law with respect to new construction and tribal gaming compact compliance. This advice involves application of tribal, state and federal environmental laws including the National Environmental Protection Act and the California Environmental Quality Act.
➤ Tracking federal resource agency rulemaking and policy-making that impacts tribal land use, protection and access.
➤ Monitoring proposed legislation, and analyzing its potential impact on tribal rights.
➤ Briefing agencies, legislative and congressional staff to increase awareness and obtain support of decision-makers.
➤ Maintaining relationships with key local, state and federal decision makers.
➤ Defending legal challenges of tribal development projects under CEQA and NEPA.