California v. Watt

ELR Citation: ELR 20001
No(s). s. 80-1894 et al (D.C. Cir. Oct 6, 1981)

The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals rules that the Secretary of the Interior's preparation of the five-year oil and gas leasing program for the outer continental shelf (OCS) violated Ā§18 of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA). Initially, the court determines that, based upon...