federal lands

SAN FRANCISCO | US judge strikes down California land law in suit by Trump

SAN FRANCISCO  — A U.S. judge struck down a California law challenged by the Trump administration that aimed to give the state power to override the sale of federal lands. The law unconstitutionally regulates the U.S. government and discriminates against people seeking to buy federal public land, Judge William Shubb in Sacramento ruled Thursday. State … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | US judge strikes down California land law in suit by Trump

Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval

BILLINGS, Mont.  /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees. The evolving status quo at the agency responsible for more … Continue reading Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval