Yount v. Salazar

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20063
No(s). 11-8171 et al (D. Ariz. Mar 20, 2013) (Campbell, J.)

A district court held that FLPMA Ā§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 northe...