Bass Enters. Prod. Co. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20446
No(s). 96-5132 (Fed. Cir. Jan 7, 1998)

The court holds that the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) denial under the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Land Withdrawal Act of an application to drill on an oil and gas lease did not constitute a permanent taking of the leaseholder's rights. BLM denied the application until the U.S. Environ...