Cynthia Lummis (WY) has withdrawn her amendment that would have countered Moran’s amendment by striking the language defunding inspections. I missed her but heard from several that saw her speaking that she was not a happy camper and appeared very angry.
This morning the Rock Springs, Wyoming BLM office published a Decision Record for the White Mountain and Little Colorado Herd Areas.
Here it is:
Normally these decision records come as no surprise – despite thousands of comments from the public against the roundup, (over 7000 in this case) usually the Alternative A is chosen, what the BLM wanted all along: bringing the herd numbers down to the lower end of AML, using birth control on the mares, and more recently, a crude twist – skewing the sex ration favoring stallions over mares.
Not this time.