TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced April 6 that he is urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to better explain its reasoning for allowing Florida to be exempt from offshore drilling but not New Jersey.
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SACRAMENTO — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has joined a coalition of more than a dozen state attorneys general who are calling on the Trump administration to halt its proposed opening of California's coast to offshore drilling.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — California's and New Mexico's attorneys general are suing the U.S. Interior Department, alleging violation of federal law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced April 27 that he has joined New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas in suing the U.S. Department of the Interior for delaying the implementation of a rule designed to help taxpayers receive fair royalties from companies that extract oil, gas, and coal from federal lands.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (Legal Newsline) — Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Interior Department, alleging violation of federal law.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — United States Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell have announced the U.S. has reached settlements with 17 tribal governments that had alleged the Department of the Interior and the Department of the Treasury mismanaged monetary assets and natural resources held in trust by the U.S. for the benefit of the tribes.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Sprint is suing federal agencies and officials, alleging failure to apply the correct regulations.