Posts Tagged ‘roundup’

LAWSUIT FILED TO STOP DOI ROUNDUP OF 2,000 WILD HORSES IN CALIFORNIA

Sacramento, Calif. (July 15, 2010) – Today a lawsuit was filed to stop the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from rounding up and removing nearly 2,000 wild horses and burros from the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area north of Susanville, California. The roundup, slated to begin in August, is the second largest capture and removal operation planned by the BLM for Fiscal ... Full story

Legal Action Taken to Halt Wild Horse Roundup in Nevada

1,200 Wild Horses To Be Stampeded For Miles in Desert Heat Creates Unnecessary Fatality Risk for Young Foals, Weak and Older Horses Washington, DC (July 9, 2010) – Yesterday, In Defense of Animals (IDA), an international animal protection organization, and ecologist Craig Downer, represented by Advocates For the West, a leading conservation group, filed an Appeal and Petition to Stay with the Interior Board of Land Appeals ... Full story

Top U.S. Law Firm Threatens Suit over BLM Wild Horse Roundup in California

Planned Capture of 2,000 Mustangs and Burros Sets Stage For Court Battle Over Federal Wild Horse Management Program Washington, DC (June 22, 2010) – Today, the national law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney P.C. (BIR) notified the U.S. Department of Justice that it intends to file suit over the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) proposed roundup and removal of 1,855 wild horses and 210 burros in ... Full story

BLM delays eastern Nevada wild horse roundup

Written by Ken Ritter, The Associated Press (Monday, February 8, 2010; 7:27 PM) Las Vegas -- Federal land managers said Monday they'll delay a roundup of most of the nearly 600 wild horses in a range in eastern Nevada, at least until after the herd's spring foaling season. Advocates fighting to stop mustang roundups in the West said they think their threat to file a lawsuit stopped ... Full story

FEDS CANCEL ANOTHER WILD HORSE ROUNDUP AFTER LAWSUIT THREATENED

495 Wild Horses in Eastern Nevada Get Reprieve Washington, DC (February 8, 2010) -- The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) postponed the proposed roundup of nearly 500 wild horses in the Eagle Herd Management Area in eastern Nevada, just three days after the national law firm of Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney notified the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that it would sue to stop the ... Full story
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