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Texaco, Inc. v. Andrus

Citation: 11 ELR 20179
No. Nos. 79-2448, -2458, (D.D.C., 01/19/1981)

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 ...

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