COMMENTS DUE BY AUG. 26th. NEPA is the National Environmental Policy Act. We have posted excerpts from 3 articles below (with additional links to articles from The Hill and NPR). Note that the deadline has been extended to Aug. 26th. Americans, including members of Congress, need to step […]
Source: Earthjustice.org NEPA helps communities protect themselves from dangerous, rushed or poorly planned federal projects. It was instrumental in safeguarding the town of Arecibo, Puerto Rico against a proposed incinerator that would further compromise the air quality of a community already at-risk. Bedrock law, authored to solidify environmental […]
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 […]
Issued by the Cloud Foundation and supported by Wild Horse Freedom Federation Please call your Senators on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and ask them to REJECT the Grazing Improvement Act of 2013 (S. 258). This bill if passed would: 1. Limit public review of grazing […]
“…individuals in the vicinity of previous horse slaughter plants were forced to endure a noxious stench, dealt with blood in streams, and sometimes even found blood and horse tissue running through their water faucets…”
Source: By Sarah Favot of the Pasadena Star-News “They can’t speak for themselves so we have to speak for them,” PASADENA — Wildlife activists packed a federal appeals court hearing Thursday afternoon to oppose the roundup of wild horses, which were recognized by the 1971 Congress as “living […]
Source: By Josh Long as published at Food Product Design “During the first part of their lives, nobody has any thought these horses are going to be steak,” SANTA FE, N.M.—A letter from Zachary Shandler, a New Mexico Assistant Attorney General, highlights another challenge Valley Meat Co. faces […]
It surely cannot be easy these days being Joan Guilfoyle, the (relatively) new director of the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program. On the one hand she works for a federal agency, the Interior Department, which is largely beholden to the powerful industries it is supposed to regulate. And on the other hand, she is responsible, under federal law and policy, for ensuring the survival and management of the nation’s wild horses at a time when relentless political and economic forces threaten to decimate the herds.
Washington, DC (July 25, 2011). . . Western Watersheds Project, a leading environmental organization and the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC), a national coalition, today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that seeks to block the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from implementing an unprecedented plan that initiates the destruction of two wild horse populations in southwestern Wyoming.
PORTLAND, Ore. —The Cloud Foundation is outraged at the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) lack of transparency and avoidance of public input pertaining to the Kiger/Riddle Mountain roundup happening now outside of Burns, Oregon. The herds are famous for their Spanish Conquistador ancestry as well as Disney’s hit movie, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. The Foundation asks Congress to stop the illegal roundup now in order to save these herds from being destroyed. BLM’s plan would reduce the two herds to grossly non-viable populations of less than 50 animals each.
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