Tag: government accountability

Marybeth Devlin hammers the BLM’s plans to rip out the ovaries of wild mares

Below we’ve posted excerpts from wild horse & burro advocate Marybeth Devlin to the BLM regarding their plan to sterilize wild mares.  Marybeth hits the nail on the head with a big hammer, and we encourage everyone to read her comments.     Email:         blm_or_spaystudy@blm.gov, blm_or_bu_spaystudy@blm.gov Copies:      DOI, BLM […]

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Amid Government Shutdown, Trump’s Interior Department Rolls Back Transparency

Source:  WildEarthguardians.org Rule Changes Meant to Stymie Public Interest Groups, Undermine Right to Know, Condone Government Secrecy by Jeremy Nichols UPDATE (12/28/2018):  Interior’s proposed rule was published in today’s Federal Register, you can access it here >> Although Interior is asking for public comment until January 28, 2019, the agency […]

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Wild horse population wildly exaggerated

Beatys Butte 2015 wild horse roundup (photo:  BLM) SOURCE:  heraldandnews.com by Marybeth Devlin Arbitrary management level (AML): The “overpopulation” of wild horses is a concocted crisis. Per the 438,140 acres — 685 square miles — of mustang habitat, BLM manages the Beatys Butte herd down to the AML’s […]

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THE TRUTH #19 – The sale of wild horses to American Mustang Germany: Discrepancies in a Decision Memorandum by Dean Bolstad, BLM’s Division Chief of the Wild Horse & Burro Program

Wild Horse Freedom Federation issues THE TRUTH to share Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents and information with the public.  Be sure to subscribe HERE to Wild Horse Freedom Federation, so that you can receive email alerts. THE TRUTH #19 – The sale of wild horses to American […]

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Environmental Impact Statements a Key Tool for Reporters, But for How Long?

Source:  Society for Environmental Journalists An Oakdale, Calif., resident examines a map during a public meeting in June 2016 showing plans for Sacramento District parks and projects along the Lower Stanislaus River. The National Environmental Policy Act requires such projects prepare environmental impact statements, which are invaluable resources […]

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