Tag: Public Lands

ASPCA, Return to Freedom and HSUS “cowtowed” to the livestock grazing industry by concurring with lies and joining a plan to sell out America’s wild horses & burros

Mares and foal in Onaqui Mountains in Utah (photo: Carol Walker) by Debbie Coffey, V.P. & Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation In my humble opinion: The ASPCA, Return to Freedom, HSUS, Humane Society Legislative Fund, and the little known American Mustang Foundation (formed by […]

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The Ten Big Lies of Traditional Western Politics

by Erik Molvar as published on CounterPunch.org Public lands managed by the federal government loom large in western politics, a defining topic dictating the political debate… Corporate interests – logging, grazing, and mineral extraction most prominently – have often succeeded in dominating that debate through their good-old-boy network […]

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Inspector General to Investigate Secretary Bernhardt’s Role in Suppressing Pesticide Dangers

Source: The Center for Biological Diversity Reports Showed Pesticide Harmed Nearly 1,400 Protected Species WASHINGTON— The inspector general for the Department of the Interior yesterday announced it will open an investigation of Secretary David Bernhardt’s role in blocking the release of a scientific assessment showing the pesticide chlorpyrifos […]

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Tangled

by Andrew Graham as published on WyoFile.com As the snowpack recedes in Wyoming, it reveals the dead. Wildlife can die from a number of causes in winter, from starvation to cold. This photograph of what appears to be an elk calf carcass in the North Platte River Valley […]

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Walking Conflict of Interest

Souce: Center for Western Priorities With oil and gas lobbyist David Bernhardt as second-in-command, the Interior Department has advanced policies supported by his former clients Under the Trump administration, the Interior Department has moved quickly to dramatically expand oil and gas drilling throughout public lands and waters, shrink national […]

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