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Yount v. Salazar

ELR Citation: ELR 20063
Nos. 11-8171 et al., (D. Ariz., 03/20/2013) (Campbell, J.)

A district court held that FLPMA §204(c), which allows Congress to block DOI withdrawals of new mining claims in excess of 5,000 acres through a resolution of both houses, is unconstitutional. In 2012, DOI withdrew more than one million acres of federal land from mining location and entry in northern Arizona under FLPMA §204....

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