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Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Ass'n v. Andrus

Citation: 11 ELR 20036
No. No. C78-265K, 500 F. Supp. 1338/(D. Wyo., 11/07/1980)

The court vacates an opinion of the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior interpreting § 603(c) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) to require imposition of restrictions upon mineral development by oil and gas lessees on lands being considered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for possible wilderness designation...

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