Tag: Front Range Equine Rescue

Audio: NM Horse Slaughter Plant Faces More Hurdles

Source: Public News Service.org Legal action against a prospective horse slaughterhouse in Roswell NM alleges that its waste violates the Clean Water Act. ROSWELL, N.M. – New Mexico’s Valley Meat Co. has another obstacle in its path to becoming a horse slaughterhouse. A Larkspur, Colo., group, Front Range […]

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Front Range Equine Rescue Discovers Would-Be Horse Slaughter Plant Has Been Violating Federal Clean Water Act for Years

Press Release from Front Range Equine Rescue Horse Protection Group Will Sue New Mexico Horse Slaughterhouse For Failure to Protect New Mexico Water Supply (April 30, 2013)— Front Range Equine Rescue (“FRER”) notified Valley Meat Company of Roswell, New Mexico (“Valley Meat”) and the federal Environmental Protection Agency […]

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Front Range Equine Rescue Discovers Would-Be Horse Slaughterer Falsified Federal Application, Has Committed Multiple Felonies

Source: Front Range Equine Rescue press release Group Urges the United States Department of Agriculture to Deny Valley Meat’s Application Based on Decades of Lawbreaking (April 22, 2013)— Front Range Equine Rescue (“FRER”) notified the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) that the owner of Valley Meat Company, […]

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Breaking News: Front Range Equine Rescue Petitions BLM to Stop America’s Wild Horses From Being Slaughtered For Sale and Human Consumption

Press Release from Front Range Equine Rescue BLM could, but does not yet, provide proper oversight to prevent wild horse slaughter (December 17, 2012).  Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) filed a legal petition with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today to stop the sale of wild horses […]

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Judge Holds BLM’s Decision to Zero-out Colorado’s West Douglas Herd Not Ripe for Review

DENVER (Sept. 20, 2012)—A Federal court decision handed down last week gave the West Douglas Wild Horse Herd another reprieve. Honorable Judge Collyer held that she could not rule on the issue of whether the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) can zero out the West Douglas herd until BLM issues a decision to round up the horses. Plaintiffs contended that the Court could review and hold illegal BLM’s long-held land use planning decisions issued since the 1970’s and most recently in 2005 to eradicate the herd, especially in light of the fact that BLM has cancelled roundups of the horses once Plaintiffs challenged them in court—a classic example of BLM gamesmanship. The Court held, however, that the issue would not be ripe for judicial review until BLM once again issues a decision to round up the horses.

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