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Texaco, Inc. v. Andrus

ELR Citation: ELR 20179
Nos. Nos. 79-2448, -2458, (D.D.C., 08/15/1980)

The court rules that owners of alluvial valley floor (AVF) land on which strip mining is prohibited must be offered federal coal-bering land in exchange, and it remands a number of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) regulations for determining the unsuitability of lands for surface coal mining under §522 of the Surface Mining Control and Re...

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