Amber Penn-Roco Promoted to Partner at Galanda Broadman

Chehalis Tribal Citizen’s Practices Focuses on Indigenous Environmental and Cultural Protection

Seattle, WA – On January 1, 2020, the Galanda Broadman law firm welcomed Amber Penn-Roco into its ownership ranks. Amber’s practice focuses on Indigenous environmental compliance, permitting, and litigation, from the tribal governmental point of view. Continue reading

Haaland Introduces Bill to Address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

WASHINGTON — On Dec 7th 2019, Congresswoman Deb Haaland’s (NM-01) Justice for Native Women Survivors of Sexual Violence Act (H.R. 3977) cleared the committee mark up and is one step closer to bolster efforts to address the missing and murdered indigenous women’s crisis. Continue reading

Puyallup Tribe, environmental groups hit Tacoma LNG Fracked Gas Plant with legal challenges

TACOMA, Wash. – The Puyallup Tribe of Indians and the nonprofit law firm Earthjustice filed legal challenges today against a liquefied natural gas storage facility in Tacoma, Washington. It is the latest show of opposition to a dangerous fossil-fuel project that is vehemently opposed by the Tribe and health and environmental advocates. Continue reading