Utah, Alaska Fight DOI Over 'Wild Lands' Policy

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 1:41 PM EDT) -- Utah sued the U.S. Department of the Interior on Friday, claiming it overstepped its authority by establishing a new public land designation called "Wild Lands," while Alaska vowed to also challenge the policy because it allegedly impedes the oil and gas industry.

Utah's lawsuit claims the DOI, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and the Bureau of Land Management have violated the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and the Administrative Procedure Act by establishing the new public land designation in...
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Case Title

State of Utah v. Salazar et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00391

Court

Utah

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Clark Waddoups

Date Filed

April 29, 2011

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