Oil-Dri Corp. of Nev. v. Washoe County

ELR Citation: ELR 20046
No(s). CV02-02196 (D. Nev. Dec 30, 2004)

A Nevada court upheld a county decision denying a company's request for a special use permit to mine clay from two open pits on federal land north of Reno, Nevada, and to build a plant to produce cat litter on private land nearby. The Mining Law of 1872 and federal regulations don't exempt the proje...