Salazar Announces Final Steps on Cobell Litigation and Implementation of Settlement

Released by the U.S. Department of Interior...

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today lauded the final approval of the Cobell settlement and outlined steps that Interior will take to help implement the historic $3.4 billion settlement. The settlement resolves a long-running class action lawsuit regarding the U.S. government's trust management and historical accounting of individual American Indian trust accounts. It became final on November 24, 2012, following action by the Supreme Court and expiration of the appeal period.

For the full Press Release please visit the U.S Department of Interior website