California v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20184
No(s). C 17-5948 SBA (N.D. Cal. Jul 30, 2020) (Armstrong, J.)

A district court denied a motion to enforce its previous order vacating DOI's repeal of the Valuation Rule and reinstating prior regulations governing payment of royalties on oil, gas, and coal extracted pursuant to leases on federal and Indian lands. Conservation groups argued that the Office of Na...