Case Summary Citation

Reno-Sparks Indian Colony v. Haaland, No. 3:23-cv-00070-MMD-CLB, 2023 WL 7412483 (D. Nev. Nov. 9, 2023)


Reno-Sparks Indian Colony v. Haaland added clarity to the scope of a federal agency’s duty to consult with Tribes under the National Historic Preservation Act. The case was the culmination of unsuccessful litigation efforts by Tribes to stop a large mining project, and it demonstrated the high hurdle Tribes face when challenging whether a federal agency has engaged in reasonable and good faith consultation.



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