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BLM can’t keep up with new oil wells

You may wonder what new leases for oil wells and fracking have to do with horses. In May 2014, of the 193 parcels recommended to be up for auction for new oil leases, 14 of them overlap with two important wild horse Herd Management Areas (HMAs). Drilling for oil is very disruptive to the wild Full Article

Tensions Still High In ‘Nevada Land’ Over Cattle Dispute

From: NPR By: Kirk Siegler Cliven Bundy’s ranch is just a few miles off Interstate 15 in southern Nevada, near the tiny town of Bunkerville. The dirt road that ...Full Article

Wild horses: BLM says comment count at 36,000

From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – After confirming it had received 26,574 comments opposing the agency’s proposed upcoming horse gather in two southern Utah counties, Bureau ...Full Article

Iron County Commission fights federal overreach, mismanagement

Basically it sounds like Iron County officials want to commit to the ideals of Posse Comitatus, meaning where local authority holds jurisdiction over federal law. This is not the ...Full Article

Utah BLM tries contraception to rein in wild horse population

From: The Salt Lake Tribune By: Kristen Moulten Federal agency has seen early success in its efforts with Tooele County herds. Simpson Mountains » A herd of wild horses ...Full Article

BLM sued for documents on Bundy standoff

From: Las Vegas Review Journal By Steve Tetreault WASHINGTON — A public land advocacy group sued the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday to make public documents on the ...Full Article

horse advocates say the BLM fails to protect wild horses – endangered status needed

From: The Horse By: Pat Rala A group of advocates wants wild horses designated as endangered on grounds that the Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act of 1971 has ...Full Article

BLM Holds First Wild Horse and Burro Internet Adoption in California

From: Sierra Sun Times June 9, 2014 – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will offer 45 wild horses and 6 wild burros through its first online adoption in ...Full Article

Neigh-sayers abound in horse issue; few letters original

This is why its actually a best practice to send an email or letter yourself in your own words. Its keeps the opposition from another thing to complain about. ...Full Article

Cody-based group advocates for better water for horses

Reading the rest of the article will give you a bit of insight into how oil and energy companies operations are effecting the water tables in regions where a ...Full Article