“Unimpeded transparency of federal government agencies is the cornerstone of democracy,”
A wild horse advocacy group is backing three lawsuits challenging the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over its treatment of requests for information.
The Wild Horse Freedom Federation alleges that the BLM has violated its duties under the Freedom of Information Act.
The federation says it is funding three lawsuits alleging breaches of duty by the BLM in respect of its responsibilities under the act.
The nonprofit group says the records sought are in connection with the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program.
The vice-president and director of the federation, Debbie Coffey, is the plaintiff in the cases.
The lawsuits are pending in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in Washington, DC…(CONTINUED)
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