Natural Resources

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April 20, 2018 0

According to the draft MOA, local governments will coordinate with the BLM to establish checkpoints for entry, and public safety and emergency response plans for communities adjacent to the weapons testing areas. The MOA also contains a provision addressing the…

Good, Bad or Ugly? Interior releases list of first-year accomplishments

April 18, 2018 4

The Interior Department issued a press release touting its accomplishments during year one. Free Range Report invites you to consider the list and share your opinions on these achievements. Are they good and do they expand freedom? Are they bad…

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April 15, 2018 2

Astonishingly, many federal agencies — not just Department of Interior — have for years chosen to ignore the Congressional Review Act requirements when imposing rules on the states, industry, local governments, and the public. For decades, federal management agencies have…

(213) 284-8601

March 17, 2018 1

His reasoning was that managers with their feet on the ground have the most knowledge of their resources in order to foster multiple use management, the mission of the Department of Interior. This decentralizaiton explains a lot of the pushback…

Domestic Energy

Trump’s Rural Revival

September 17, 2018 cinnamon vine

...this turnaround was driven by mining and logging (which went from negative 11 percent job growth in 2016 to positive 5753554574

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Ranching

Wolf kills making situation unsustainable for Washington rancher

September 21, 2018 0

He said he supports lethal removal by the department, but that ranchers still need to be allowed to control the predators. Shooting one wolf won’t stop the depredations, he said. “I’m for it, but it won’t solve the problem. It…

(786) 848-1965

September 18, 2018 gleg

"How could such a logical request stir such ire? Because it will affect NCBA’s bottom line. NCBA runs the Federation of State Beef Councils, which gets money from the councils. Thus, if producers give the councils less, less money ends…

Trump’s Rural Revival

September 17, 2018 (416) 620-9195

...this turnaround was driven by mining and logging (which went from negative 11 percent job growth in 2016 to positive 7.4 percent in 2018), construction (2.8 percent to 3.5 percent), and manufacturing (negative 0.3 percent to 2.4 percent). Those are…

Independent ranchers win court victory against dubious Beef Checkoff program

April 11, 2018 0

"The Ninth Circuit’s decision today means that yet another set of federal judges has ruled that the government cannot compel independent ranchers to fund the speech of multinational corporations..." Tri-state Livestock News Appeals court rules for R-CALF USA on checkoff…

Land Disputes

(256) 523-7241

September 19, 2018 0

This sweeping mandate ensures that virtually every square inch of land within the boundaries is subject to the scrutiny of Park Service bureaucrats and their managing partners. Tom DeWeese American Policy Center NOT ONE INCH… THE BATTLE CRY FOR PROPERTY…

Fours years after Bunkerville, where does Cliven Bundy stand now?

April 13, 2018 7812266589

Cliven and Carol are not in the happiest of moods these days; the men left behind weigh heavy on each of them. “The thought of 'em men still living out their days in prison just breaks my heart.”  Mike Stickler…

(501) 260-0833

April 12, 2018 2

Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte and Senator Steve Daines have now introduced bills to release wilderness study areas across Montana. Their bills cover 29 different WSAs, because as Gianforte said, “Nearly 700,000 acres of Montana’s public lands have been in limbo…

emmetropic

April 4, 2018 909-324-9372

The BLM also sought to seriously limit anyone and everyone’s access to the so-called public land, and persuaded the FAA to implement a No-fly Zone. The BLM also sought to seriously restrict anyone and everyone’s First Amendment Rights, including freedom…