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Pawnee Nation Sues U.S. Claiming Oil, Gas Well Leases On Tribal Land Were Improperly Approved

Nov 22, 2016
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The Pawnee Nation on Nov. 18 filed a lawsuit against two federal agencies. The suit mentions the 5.8-magnitude Labor Day weekend quake asks ”a judge to void recently approved drilling permits on tribal land and halt the issuance of new ones,” the Tulsa World reports.

Source: Tulsa World

Linking recent oil and gas activity to the state's largest earthquake, the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, asking a judge to void recently approved drilling permits on tribal land and halt the issuance of new ones.

Read more at: Tulsa World