Future Of Wild Horses Uncertain After BLM Admits $1 Billion Budget CrisisThe BLM says it can't afford to protect the ecological health of federal rangeland across the West and properly manage tens of thousands of wild horses.
Horse Advocates Call For Investigation After BLM Euthanizes 28 Emaciated MustangsHorse advocates are calling for an investigation after the Bureau of Land Management killed 28 wild mustangs from a recent roundup, saying they were emaciated and at risk of starvation.
Steinle Family Announces Claims Against San Francisco Sheriff, ICE Over Pier ShootingThe tearful family of the woman shot dead while walking along a San Francisco pier appeared on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to announced the filing of claims against the sheriff and federal agencies over her death.
Family Of Woman Killed In SF Pier Shooting To File Suit Against Sheriff Mirkarimi, ICEThe family of Kate Steinle, gunned down by an illegal immigrant while walking with her family at San Francisco's Pier 14, plans to file a lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement , according to attorneys for the family.
Burning Man Organizers Push Back Against BLM Request For Cushier Digs For Gov't OfficialsBurning Man festival organizers are pushing back after the U.S. Bureau of Land Management requested upgraded accommodations for its officials at this year's event in the Nevada desert.
Rollover Crash In Monterey County Ravine Kills 1, Injures 4A car crash on federal land in Monterey County took the life of at least one person and injured four others after a vehicle rolled roughly 600 feet down a ravine.
NV Judge Stops BLM Roundup Of Famous Mustang Herd 'The Misfits'A famous herd of Mustangs known as “The Misfits” will remain free on the Nevada range, now that a judge has granted a temporary injunction to stop the Bureau of Land Management's proposed roundup and thinning of the herd.
Bay Area Mustang Advocate Slams Bill That Would Allow States, Tribes To Manage Wild HorsesA Berkeley-based wild horse advocate spoke out against a proposed bill that would put the management of wild horses and burros under state jurisdiction.
Internal BLM Memo Proposes Euthanization Of Wild Horses As ‘Act of Mercy’A copy an August internal BLM memo shows that Joan Guilfoyle recommended euthanizing wild horses on the range "as an act of mercy if animals decline to near-death condition" as a result of drought.
BLM Set To Remove 1,300 Wild Mustangs In West This SummerU.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they plan to remove only 1,300 wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.
Feds Postpone California Lease Auctions For Oil, Gas DrillingFederal land managers are postponing all oil and gas lease auctions in California until October, citing budget problems and low staffing, and the toll of environmental litigation.
Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Central California FrackingTwo environmental groups filed a new lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in federal court in San Jose Thursday, accusing it of failing to study the risks of fracking on 17,833 acres of public land in Monterey County and the Central Valley that it leased to 15 oil development companies.