California v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 49 ELR 20063
No(s). C 17-5948 SBA (N.D. Cal. Mar 29, 2019) (Armstrong, J.)

A district court granted California's and New Mexico's motion for summary judgment in an APA challenge to DOI's repeal of the Valuation Rule and its restoration of prior regulations governing payment of royalties on oil, gas, and coal extracted pursuant to leases of federal and Indian lands. The cou...