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AGs of California, New Mexico sue Interior Department

Mike Torres May 15, 2017, 9:27am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — California's and New Mexico's attorneys general are suing the U.S. Interior Department, alleging violation of federal law.

California, New Mexico challenge Interior Department for delaying Valuation Rule

Mark Iandolo May 3, 2017, 10:04am

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.

Environmental groups allege Interior Department violated law

Mike Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 9:25am

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (Legal Newsline) — Environmental groups are suing the U.S. Interior Department, alleging violation of federal law.

U.S. settles 17 tribal government claims

Mark Iandolo Oct. 17, 2016, 2:08pm

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.  

Sprint accuses federal government of failure to apply correct regulations

Michael Abella Oct. 14, 2016, 1:47pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Sprint is suing federal agencies and officials, alleging failure to apply the correct regulations.