In December 2015, Seim officially took over as general counsel for the Prairie Island Indian Community
, a small tribe based in the shadow of the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant, northeast of Red Wing.
The Prairie Island Indian Community
purchased most of the Elk Run development site in Pine Island to give the tribe land it says is a "safe distance" from a nuclear power plant next to their Red Wing reservation.
Shelley Buck, Prairie Island Indian Community
Tribal Council president, said the community's worst fear is that the nuclear waste will remain on the tribe's ancestral homeland forever.
Agencies involved include the state public safety s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Xcel Energy, Prairie Island Indian Community
, the state of Wisconsin and Goodhue, Pierce and Dakota counties.
Prairie Island Indian Community
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The money was awarded to the Prairie Island Indian Community
(Minn.); Grant County, N.D.; the Mescalero Apache Tribe (N.M.); the Sac and Fox Nation and the Chickasaw Indian Nation, both in Oklahoma; the Yakima Indian Nation (Wash.); and Fremont County, Wyo.
Areas of Faribault, Goodhue, Le Sueur, Martin, Renville, Rice, Steele, and Waseca counties, and the Prairie Island Indian Community
experienced significant damage to public properties caused by severe thunderstorms with heavy rains, damaging winds, and tornadoes.
That included the team of Minneapolis-based Sherman Associates and Bloomington-based Frauenshuh, which wanted to build a mix of offices, apartments, a hotel, retail, public spaces and parking; and the Prairie Island Indian Community
, which proposed a 140-room TreasureIsland Hotel.
Four of Robins' client tribes are from Minnesota Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux, Prairie Island Indian Community
, Upper Sioux Community and Lower Sioux Community.
The states of Washington and South Carolina, plus Aiken County, South Carolina, the Prairie Island Indian Community
of Minnesota and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners won the restart of the discussion with their lawsuit saying the federal government was breaking its promise to take their spent nuclear fuel.
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe will receive a total of $1,921,228, the Lower Sioux Indian Community will receive a total of $3,261,780, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe will receive a total of $1,187,669, the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians will receive a total of $1,310,299, the Prairie Island Indian Community
will receive a total of $598,976, and the White Earth Reservation Tribal Council will receive a total of $337,426.
For starters, the pitches from Los Angeles-based AECOM, the team of Minneapolis-based Sherman Associates and Bloomington-based Frauenshuh Inc., and the Prairie Island Indian Community
could face resistance if they need public money.