North Dakota Supreme Court Affirms State Ownership Of Riparian Mineral Rights

BISMARCK, N.D. - A unanimous North Dakota Supreme Court on Dec. 26 affirmed the judgment of a district court judge who held that the state owns mineral interests to land adjacent to navigable waters in North Dakota (Stanford A. Reep, et al. v. North Dakota, No. 2013011 $(consolidated$), N.D. Sup.; 2013 ND 253; 2013 N.D. LEXIS 259).

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