BIA Finally Gets Right-Of-Way Rule For Tribal Land Right

Law360, New York (November 13, 2015, 1:00 PM EST) -- The Department of Interior Bureau of Indian Affairs recently released the final rule for the new regulations for rights-of-way on Native American land. The current regulations were issued in 1968 and those of us who have ever had to wrestle with these regulations can attest to how desperately they needed to be updated. The changes in the new regulations are sweeping and it is important for both Tribes and right-of-ways grantees, including state and local governments and utilities, to be aware of the changes. Below is...
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