Federal lands

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Federal lands are lands in the United States for which ownership is claimed by the U.S. federal government.

As of March 2012, out of the 2.27 billion acres in the country, about 28% of the total was owned by American citizens represented by the National Federal government according to the Interior Department.[1]

Primary federal land holders[edit]

Laws regarding federal lands[edit]

Proposed laws[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Lipton, Eric, and Clifford Krauss, "Giving Reins to the States Over Drilling", New York Times, August 23, 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-26.
  2. ^ "H.R. 697 - Summary". United States Congress. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "CBO - H.R. 697". Congressional Budget Office. Retrieved 22 July 2013.