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Tracy Stone-Manning

Committee vote on tap for embattled BLM nominee

The nominee to lead the Bureau of Land Management, which manages about one of every 10 acres of surface lands in the U.S., will get a vote Thursday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee after months of debate over her role in the spiking of trees on a national forest in 1989.
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Grazing in South Dakota

Proposed BLM grazing EIS sparks differing reactions

A just-announced Bureau of Land Management effort to revise grazing regulations is already sparking sharp disagreements between ranching supporters, who welcome it as common-sense reform, and opponents, who say BLM is favoring the needs of cattle over the environment.
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wild horses

Wild horses: Endangered or invasive?

An animal rights organization known as Friends of Animals launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last month, asking it to protect a small herd of wild horses in Montana under the Endangered Species Act. The ruling could have far-reaching consequences.
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Sage grouse

Sage-grouse review prioritizes energy development

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2017 - The Bureau of Land Management should look at ways to open more greater sage-grouse (GRSG) habitat to oil and gas development as it re-examines the plans it adopted two years ago to avoid listing the bird under the Endangered Species Act, says a report delivered to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
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