Tag Archives: Department of the Interior

Man Investigated for Selling Wild Horses to Slaughter Houses

wild horsesA federal investigation has determined that a Colorado livestock hauler sent about 1,700 wild horses to slaughterhouses after buying them through a Bureau of Land Management program that’s supposed to provide the animals with good homes. The Department of the Interior’s Office of Inspector General released a report Friday saying Continue reading

Hundreds Show up to ColoWyo Meeting in Craig

coloyowNearly 800 people showed up to last night’s public meeting to discuss the ColoWyo situation. Representatives of Tri-State and ColoWyo gave an update on the lawsuit, including detailing its history and the struggles they will face in the future. The theme of Continue reading

ColoWyo Files for Stay of Ruling

coloyowColowyo has filed a motion for a stay pending appeal of the ruling against the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) in a lawsuit challenging the mining permits issued for the mine. The request for a stay asks for operations at the mine to continue Continue reading

Gardner Introduces Legislation To Keep Sage Grouse from being Listed

sage_grouse-300Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced yesterday that he has introduced the ‘Sage-Grouse Protection and Conservation Act’, in the United States Senate. The Act would allow states to implement state-created conservation and management plans for the recovery of greater sage-grouse in order to prevent a listing under the Continue reading

Groups Notify Feds of Intent to Sue Over Sage Grouse Listing

sage_grouse-300The Center for Biological Diversity and the Western Watersheds Project have given notice of their intent to sue the federal government over the Gunnison Sage Grouse listing. Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a branch of the Department of the Interior, announced that they would be listing the Gunnison Sage Grouse as a Continue reading

Tipton Blasts Obama Administration for Misuse of Antiquities Act

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO), yesterday, issued a statement on President Obama’s use of the Antiquities Act to unilaterally designate a massive 500,000 acre national monument in New Mexico despite local objections, a move that could indicate the presidents intentions for land in Northwest Colorado.  Local citizens and elected officials raised serious concerns over Continue reading