Diamond Bar Cattle Co. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20602
No(s). 97-2140 (10th Cir. Feb 23, 1999)

The court holds that two cattle company owners do not have a vested private-property right to graze their cattle in the Apache and Gila National Forests without a U.S. Forest Service permit. The owners argued that because their predecessors-in-title obtained a valid, vested water right under New Mex...