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Bad faith in Fortymile

Federal judge slams BLM for reckless, frivolous claims to Mosquito Fork

U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason slammed federal attorneys representing the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for acting in "bad faith" while stalling the resolution of Alaska's ownership of lands under the navigable Mosquito Fork in the Fortymile Mining District.

Alaska, like all other states in union, owns the beds of navigable waters within its borders. This state ownership of these import...


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