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Watt v. Alaska

ELR Citation: ELR 20378
Nos. Nos. 79-1890, -1904, 451 U.S. 259/(U.S., 04/21/1981) Aff'd

Affirming the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 10 ELR 20456, the Supreme Court holds that revenues received from oil and gas leases on national wildlife refuges reserved from public lands must be distributed according to the formula of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (MLA) rather than the formula under ...

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