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All posts tagged "bureau of land management"

Cliven Bundy backs down: God didn't ask us to sue the Feds

Anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy released a statement on Tuesday apparently citing religion as a reason he would not sue officials with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Gawker reported.

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FBI investigating death threats, intimidation, and weapons violations at Bundy ranch

Law enforcement officials in Nevada say that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the April standoff between rancher Cliven Bundy, the Bureau of Land Management and the armed militia who gathered at Bundy's ranch.

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Utah ranchers sue to force wild horse roundup as conservationists question grazing on public land

A group of Utah ranchers has asked a judge to order the Bureau of Land Management to reduce the number of wild horses roaming public grazing lands, saying the agency has failed to manage the herds which area decimating grasses needed for grazing cattle.

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Nevada rancher calls on sheriffs to disarm federal agents in cattle dispute

A Nevada rancher who succeeded in reclaiming his seized cattle from federal land managers over the weekend by rallying armed supporters called on local sheriffs across the country on Monday to join his crusade against government overreach.

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Nevada cattle rancher declares victory after U.S. returns his cattle

BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government's roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals back to the rancher who owned them.

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Government plans to euthanize hundreds of desert tortoises after budget cuts to refuge

A combination of federal budget austerity and the dramatic decline of the Nevada housing market may claim some unlikely victims: desert tortoises.

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