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  • Horse backers seek dismissal of Nevada county suit

    Wild-horse advocates fighting government roundups across the West are citing past rulings that shot down their own legal challenges in urging a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit by livestock interests seeking the removal of thousands of more mustangs from the range.


  • BLM deal lets Nevada grazing continue, for now

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has agreed to let ranchers continue grazing cattle and sheep on more than 300 square miles of northern Nevada rangeland as long as lingering drought conditions don't worsen.


  • Rancher rides across Nevada in protest of BLM

    Elko County Commissioner Grant Gerber saddled up his horse before sunrise on Memorial Day and set out on a 70-mile trek across northern Nevada to protest livestock grazing reductions on federal land.


  • Fed govt failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

    The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.


  • FILE - In this March 21, 2012, file photo, with oil pump jacks as a backdrop, President Barack Obama speaks at an oil and gas field on federal lands in Maljamar, N.M. The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say. The report, obtained by The Associated Press before its public release, highlights substantial gaps in oversight by the agency that manages oil and gas development on federal and Indian lands. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

    Fed govt failed to inspect higher risk oil wells

    The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say.


  • Juan Palma, Utah State Director for the Bureau of Land Management speaks with reporters during the Outdoor Recreation Summit Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is warning its workers in Utah to be on alert after two men threatened an agency wrangler on Interstate 15 about 90 miles south of Salt Lake City.    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Federal land worker threatened on Utah highway

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is warning its workers in Utah to be on alert after two men threatened an agency wrangler on the state's main highway by pulling out a weapon and holding up a sign that read, "'You need to die."


  • Burke to direct land district in northern Arizona

    The federal Bureau of Land Management has appointed a new manager for its district that encompasses northwestern Arizona north of the Grand Canyon.


  • Wild horses roam around the Bureau of Land Management National Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Center in Palomino Valley, Nev. The head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the state is appealing to all agency employees for reports any abuse of mustangs. "Regardless of title, whether you are a contractor or law enforcement or public affairs, that's everyone's responsibility," Amy Lueders said. (Associated Press)

    Nevada wants wants more eyes on horse roundups

    The head of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Nevada is appealing to agency employees to blow the whistle on any abuse of mustangs.


  • BLM director takes new look at ethics ruling

    The head of the federal Bureau of Land Management wants investigators to reopen an inquiry into the case of a former regulator accused by a watchdog group of taking a "stroll through the revolving door" between government and the oil and gas industry.


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