California v. Watt

ELR Citation: ELR 20723
No(s). s. 80-1894 et al (D.C. Cir. Jul 5, 1983)

The court upholds the Secretary of the Interior's five-year program for offshore oil and gas leasing prepared pursuant to Ā§18 of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA).The court first holds that the Secretary's factual findings are to be upheld if based on substantial evidence, and his polic...