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National Audubon Soc'y v. Kempthorne

A district court enjoined the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from leasing approximately 1.7 million acres within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska for oil exploration. The lease concerns vast areas of sensitive wetlands...

National Audubon Soc'y v. Kempthorne

A district court issues a preliminary ruling that temporarily blocks the Bureau of Land Managment's (BLM's) plans to lease approximately 1.7 million acres within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska for oil exploration. The lease...

United States v. Alaska

The U.S. Supreme Court holds that the United States, and not Alaska, holds title to various submerged lands along Alaska's Arctic Coast, in the National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska, and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (the Refuge),...