CHICAGO, (EWA) – The National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) has passed a resolution calling for the reinstatement of USDA inspectors for horse meat.
HOUSTON (SFTHH) – The controversial $3 billion gas pipeline from Wyoming to Oregon faces yet another law suit, filed by the Center for Biological Diversity on Friday. Once cited for the reason the BLM zeroed out a herd of almost 2,000 horses, with the death toll still ticking beyond 150 killed horses, the new suit alleges that the pipeline will cut across pristine land and harm endangered fish.
WASHINGTON, D.C. July 27, 2010 – The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), which is supported by a coalition of more than 40 public interest, historic preservation and horse advocacy organizations, today supplemented the ongoing Department of Interior Office of Inspector General (OIG) review of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s wild horse and burro program. AWHPC filed a complaint outlining the BLM’s negligence in the conduct of the Tuscarora roundup in northeastern Nevada.
(The News as We See It) by R.T. Fitch ~ author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart” At the conclusion of this commentary is inserted a current press release announcing that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is extending the public comment period for the “New Direction” the […]
We keep hearing the upsetting stories from our wild horse advocates living in Nevada near the BLM wild horse holding facilities about wild horses being hauled in the middle of the night and disappearing. We hear it often.
by Laura Allen of the Animal Law Coalition Here’s the first thing you can do: Find your U.S. representative here. Find your Senators here. Call them right now today. You can reach your Representative and Senators through the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121. Tomorrow, July 30, is the deadline – there is […]
The image of hundreds of wild horses freely roaming the open terrain in the American West is reminiscent of times past and our country’s trailblazing heritage. However, on July 10, the 200 wild horses galloping frantically across a breathtaking Nevada plain, with dust swirling around their sweaty bodies, were running in fear. With dry summer heat reaching 95 degrees, these horses were forced to run for miles over rough volcanic rock in an attempt to escape the government’s low-flying helicopter in pursuit. It is foaling season and many of the mares and foals were weak from their recent pregnancy or from giving birth.
WASHINGTON, (AWI) – The Animal Welfaree Institute (AWI) applauds Chairman James Oberstar (D-MN), of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for bringing the Horse Transportation Safety Act (H.R. 305) before his Committee and supporting its swift unanimous passage. “We are especially grateful for the leadership and commitment of the bill’s sponsors Congressman Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN). Both have been incredible champions for the welfare of America’s horses,” noted Christine Sequenzia, AWI federal policy advisor.
Despite a federal judge’s decision halting a roundup last year, the Bureau of Land Management is once again seeking to “zero out” a small herd of wild horses in Western Colorado, triggering fresh protests. The West Douglas Herd, located south of Rangely, is comprised of approximately 100 horses distinct from a larger herd to the east. BLM officials insist the area is “not suitable” for horses and has been seeking to round up the mustangs for relocation or adoption for decades.
Over 150 Horses and Foals Killed and They Now Display “ZERO“ As of July 28th, 2010 the BLM’s “Transparent an Honest ” reporting has zeroed out the 150 horses the agency has killed, to date, at the Calico complex!! Click “HERE“ Related articles by Zemanta A Working Man’s […]