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Bay Area Mustang Advocate Slams Bill That Would Allow States, Tribes To Manage Wild Horses

A Berkeley-based wild horse advocate spoke out against a proposed bill that would put the management of wild horses and burros under state jurisdiction.

07/12/2014

Mustang Roundup

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.

02/22/2014

Mustang Roundup

BLM Set To Remove 1,300 Wild Mustangs In West This Summer

U.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.

07/21/2013

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Feds Postpone California Lease Auctions For Oil, Gas Drilling

Federal 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.

05/07/2013

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Environmental Groups Sue Feds Over Central California Fracking

Two 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.

04/18/2013

(CBS)

Some Central Calif. Landowners May Not Have Say On ‘Fracking’

California landowners could be sitting on oil rich land deep beneath the land their home sits on. While landowners may own the surface land, what lies beneath could be sold off if oil is discovered.

10/27/2012

Burning Man 2012

Burning Man Attendance Stays Within Federal BLM Cap

A year after being placed on probation for drawing too many people, the Burning Man festival on the Nevada desert attracted crowds well within the maximum cap allowed by federal land managers.

09/02/2012

The Folsom Lake Hand Crew of firefighting veterans. (BLM California)

Crew Of Military Veterans Team Up To Fight California Wildfires

A firefighting crew made up of military veterans has recently been assembled by the Bureau of Land Management to battle California’s fires.

08/17/2012

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