Tag: wildhorse

Salazar Warned in May, 2009 of Danger from BP Drilling in the Gulf

The U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee chaired by Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.VA.), a staunch supporter of protections for wild horses and burros, has launched an investigation into the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that has resulted in the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and will also examine the administration’s offshore oil and gas policy.

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The Veteran, the Horse and the Lessons Learned

Many young people, just as I once did, trust in their government to such an extent that they pledge to die for their country and then swear allegiance to a supreme commander who has never made such a commitment nor worn the uniform. These, our the young Americans, who to this day defend you, me, our country, it’s laws and all of the icons that represent this great land of ours. From sea to shining sea, the plains, the mountains and all the creatures that make our country so special. One of those great and powerful icons is the horse, both domestic and wild as their ancestors carried the likes of Paul Revere, George Washington at the birth of this land to set us free from former oppressors. Without the horse, the United States of America would never be.

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BLM/El Paso Corp’s Controversial Ruby Pipeline Project Hits a Snag

Houston, TX – (SFTHH) To the delight of environmentalists and wild horse advocates the construction of the $3 billion Ruby Pipeline has been delayed. The pipeline is slated to run through pristine wilderness from Wyoming through northern Utah and Nevada to Oregon. The project has been the reason that wild horse advocates claim the BLM has been gutting the publicly owned northern Nevada ranges of their native, American wild horses.

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Is It Time for Salazar to Resign?

Story by Laura Allen of the Animal Law Coalition The shocking oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has prompted the Center for Biological Diversity to issue a notice of its intent to sue Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, and the Minerals Management Service (MMS), which is […]

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Secretary Ken Salazar Named in Suit for Arrogant Irresponsibility

WASHINGTON— The Center for Biological Diversity today filed suit against Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar over his continued approval of offshore drilling plans in the Gulf of Mexico without environmental review. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C., seeks to overturn Department of Interior policies exempting oil drilling from the environmental reviews required by the National Environmental Policy Act.

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Ken Salazar: Up to His Neck in Wild Horses, Oil, Gas and Whales

The Wild Horse advocates and Environmentalists have been screaming it for the past year and no one has listened, nothing has changed except that conditions have worsened. The Obama Administration’s selection of Ken Salazar to the position of Secretary of the Department of Interior has been in question since the day of his appointment. Muddled in rumors of collusion and ineptitude Salazar, a rancher by trade, has made it his hallmark to bumble and stumble his way through mismanaging his federal agency while ignoring congressional inquiries and public opinion.

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