Trump Administration Opens Auction for Oil, Gas Drilling on California Public LandsOil and gas leases on federal public lands in California were put up for auction for the first time in eight years on Thursday, drawing protests from environmental organizations on grounds including threats to climate, human health and wildlife.
Burning Man Organizers Sue U.S. Gov't Agency Over Land-Use FeesBurning Man organizers sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to recover millions of dollars they say the government has overcharged them in fees over the past seven years at the counter-culture celebration in the Nevada desert.
Burning Man Backers Blast BLM's Proposed RestrictionsSome supporters of the Burning Man counter-culture festival are complaining about new restrictions the federal government is proposing for the event.
Court Denies Appeal Seeking To Round Up Federally Protected Wild MustangsWild horse advocates have scored a victory in Nevada in an ongoing legal battle with rural interests who they say want to round up federally protected mustangs across the West and sell them for slaughter.
Federal Land Managers Set To Sterilize Wild Horses Across The WestThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management is embarking on a path to sterilize wild horses on U.S. rangeland to slow the growth of herds.
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.
San Francisco Police Deny Claims They Failed To Investigate Gun Theft Used In Pier 14 KillingSan Francisco police refute the report that claims they did not assign an investigator to probe the theft of a gun from a federal agent's car until after a woman on Pier 14 was shot and killed with the weapon.
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.
Nevada Reaches Deal With California-Based Wild Horse AdvocatesThe state of Nevada has signed a cooperative agreement with wild horse protection advocates allowing longtime critics of mustang roundups to have the first chance at purchasing state-captured animals that otherwise might end up at the slaughterhouse.
SF-Promoter Gets Permit To Increase Burning Man AttendanceThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a special recreation permit to San Francisco-based Black Rock City LLC, the nonprofit group behind Burning Man. The permit allows 60,900 people to...