Tag: Schiff Hardin

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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Valley Meat USDA Walk-Through, Only

Source: PublicNewsService.org ~Renee Blake, “It doesn’t at all mean that there’s an approval of horse slaughter.” ROSWELL, N.M. – Agents of the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted a walk-through of Valley Meat Co. on Tuesday, days after the Humane Society of the United States and Front Range Equine […]

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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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NYC Court May Open Door for Wild Horse Release

Today, lead counsel Bruce Wagman, of the Schiff Hardin law firm, reported that the TRO hearing for the Habitat for Horses, ASPCA, Cloud Foundation, Toni and Dr. Don Moore suit against the BLM for rounding up wild horses in the Colorado North Piceance area has netted several positive results for both the horses and the American public.

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Second TRO Attempt to Stop CO Wild Horse Roundup Denied

Not highly publicized but on Friday we filed a Temporary Restraining Order and attempted to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s deadly Piceanse- North Douglas roundup as the BLM’s contractor had choked down and killed a mare on Thursday, the preceding day. The court issued a stern warning to the BLM but allowed them to proceed while on the very same day of our filing the BLM killed a 7 month old foal and 3 year old mare bringing their murder count up to 3 which is a total mortality rate of 10% of all horses gathered up until that date.

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