Del-Rio Drilling Programs Inc. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 21564
No(s). 97-5055 (Fed. Cir. Jun 18, 1998)

The court holds that the Court of Federal Claims has jurisdiction over a drilling company's takings and contract claims against the United States arising from the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) refusal to issue drilling permits for federal lands covered by the company's mining leases. The court...