Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

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Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

Does law about access to inholdings apply to cases in the Lower 48?
President Jimmy Carter’s decision in 1978 to invoke the Antiquities Act to save huge portions of Alaska from development sparked furious opposition, with protesters burning him in effigy. A legislative compromise in 1980, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, protected nearly 105 million acres in the state and allowed private landholders access to inholdings.

Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

President Jimmy Carter’s decision in 1978 to invoke the Antiquities Act to save huge portions of Alaska from development sparked furious opposition, with protesters burning him in effigy. A legislative compromise in 1980, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, protected nearly 105 million acres in the state and allowed private landholders access to inholdings.

Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

Rio Grande National Forest Supervisor Dan Dallas is expected to release a final decision about road access for the Village at Wolf Creek in mid-December.

Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

If the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act clause ends up being the route for the Village at Wolf Creek to acquire its road, it’s more likely than not the coalition of environmental groups will push the matter up the chain of courts, letting the 10th Circuit decide.

Alaska land act could determine fate of Village at Wolf Creek

Rio Grande National Forest Supervisor Dan Dallas is expected to release a final decision about road access for the Village at Wolf Creek in mid-December.
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