U.S. Department of the Interior

Office of the Solicitor


M-36978 (Supp.) November 15, 1993 Statement of John D. Leshy withdrawing the Jan. 19, 1993
Opinion on the Scope of Federal Reponsibilities for Native Hawaiians
M-36979 October 4, 1993 Fishing Rights of the Yurok and Hoopa Valley Tribes
M-36980 May 2, 1994 Secretary's Authority for Creating the National Biological Survey
M-36981 November 29, 1994 Implementation of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 by the Minerals
Management Service
M-36982 March 30, 1995 Entitlement to Water Under the Southern Arizona Water Rights
Settlement Act (SAWRSA)
M-36983 February 12, 1996 What are "Significant" Revisions in the Five-Year Outer Continental
Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program?
M-36984 March 22, 1996 Excess Reserves Under the Mining Law
M-36985 August 16, 1996 Whether the Circle of Nations Wahpeton Indian School Camput
Constitutes "Indian Country"
M-36986 December 5, 1996 "Control" of Surface Coal Mining Operations under the
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act
M-36987 December 5, 1996 BLM's Authority to Recover Costs of Minerals Document Processing
M-36988 November 7, 1997 Limitations on Patenting Millsites Under Mining Law of 1872
M-36989 November 12, 1997 Managing Areas Eligible for the Protection Under the Wild and
Scenic Rivers Act
M-36990 November 12, 1997 Entitlement to a Mineral Patent Under the Mining Law of 1872
M-36991 September 19, 1997 Whether lands taken in trust for Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
should be considered "restored" lands under Indian Gaming Regulatory
Act (IGRA).
M-36992 November 19, 1997 Section 3406(b)(2) of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act
M-36993 April 16, 1998 Options Regarding Applications for Hardrock Mineral Prospecting
Permits on Acquired Lands Near a Unit of the National Park System
M-36994 May 22, 1998 Patenting of Mining Claims and Mill Sites in Wilderness Areas
M-36995 October 19, 1999 Proposed Gaming on the Hatch Tract in Lane County, Oregon, for
the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
M-36996 N/A Not Assigned
M-36997 N/A Not Assigned
M-36998 June 9, 1999 Disposal of Mineral Materials from Unpatented Mining Claims
M-36999 December 27, 1999 Regulation of Hardrock Mining
M-37000 December 5, 2000 Boundary Dispute Between Santa Ana Pueblo and San Felipe Pueblo: The
Secretary's Authority to Correct Erroneous Surveys, Revisiting Part IV of the
Solicitor's Opinion on "Pueblo of Sandia Boundary," 96 I.D. 331 (1988)
M-37001 January 11, 2001 Proposed New Mexico Standards and Guidelines for Grazing
Administration; Evaluation and Recommendations
M-37002 January 19, 2001 Eastern Boundary of the Sandia Pueblo Grant
M-37003 January 18, 2001 Binding Nature of Solicitor's M-Opinions on the Office of Hearings and
M-37004 January 18, 2001 Use of Mining Claims for Purposes Ancillary to Mineral Extraction
M-37005 January 19, 2001 Whether Public Lands Withdrawn by Executive Orders 6910 and 6964
or Established as Grazing Districts are "Reservations" within the Meaning of
Section 4(e) of the Federal Power Act.
M-37006 January 18, 2001 Great Sand Dunes National Park


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