The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is one of the founding members of the Intertribal Council on Utility Policy (Intertribal COUP), which also provided technical assistance to the project through its president, Patrick Spears, and secretary, Robert Gough.
What does COUP stand for?
COUP stands for Intertribal Council on Utility Policy (est. 1994)
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- Charter of the United Nations Act (1945)
- Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources
- Counter Command, Control, and Communications (US DoD)
- Chandra Orion Ultradeep Project (outer space observation)
- Client Over-Utilization Program (Colorado Medicaid)
- Committee on the Undergraduate Program (Yale University; New Haven, CT)
- Consolidated Operations and Utilization Plan
- Council on University Programming
- Community of United People for Justice in Pay
- Council on University Planning and Analysis (Canada)
- Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing (Canada)
- Chicagoland Observatory for Underground Particle Physics (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory; Batavia, IL)
- Clinical Outcome Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (cardiology)
- Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (organization of Philippine public sector unions)
- Construction with Unbound Road Aggregates in Europe (transport research; EU)
- Community of Uptown Residents for Affordability and Justice (Chicago, IL)
- Community Organisation Urban Resource Centre (Cape Town, South Africa)
Samples in periodicals archive:
For the past decade, several Missouri-basin tribes--the Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota, the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara, and the Omaha--have gathered as the Intertribal Council On Utility Policy (Intertribal COUP) to formulate energy and utility policy recommendations, beginning with how best to utilize the hard-won 20-year contract for a WAPA allocation of about 4 percent (65 megawatts) of the river's hydropower capacity.
According to Pat Spears, President of the Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, the Tribe sees "utility scale renewable energy generation as a 'no-regrets' sustainable homeland economic development strategy, with a positive impact on [CO.