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Interior Inspector General confirms abuses by BLM OLES head, William Woody

A document released on November 27 confirms what we had previously reported about the Bureau of Land Management head of Law Enforcement Services misuse of federal vehicles. — Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — A document released on November 27 confirms what we had previously reported about the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) head of OLES […]

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CAL FIRE makes deal with inventor of wildfire-smothering substance

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — He said that in the past he has approached U.S. Forest Service (USFS) officials a number of times about the potential of his product for addressing the trend of hot, massive, deadly wildfires that have blackened the West in recent years. According to Dan, the USFS turned him […]

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Wildfire Winter?

Above: (Credit: Nicole Wilson/Twitter) Published by City News — Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — Remember the Nuclear Winter scare of 30-something years ago? The theory of Nuclear Winter goes something like this: Nuclear war breaks out between the Soviet Union and America. Following the path of Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) the dueling super powers blast […]

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Green group suing Trump Admin begs for donations in federal BLM facility

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — …parasitic arrangements like that between Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Partners and BLM, where public dollars are used to fund extreme special interests’ agendas, remain a threat to Americans in states where lands and resources fall under federal control. The Grand Staircase-Escalante Partners, a parasitic green group sustained in […]

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Trump tweet nails it, bad policies behind nightmare California wildfires

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — California environmental policy has forced the diversion of water from agricultural lands for years to instream flow, purportedly to help several species of fish, most infamously the Delta Smelt. This water, instead of keeping California’s croplands lush and productive, runs into the Pacific Ocean. The protracted drought in […]

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Rangeland Strategies: Helping ranchers beat the government at its own game

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — …they are employing the same knowledge and processes used by federal agencies to oppress, in the defense of western ranching and property rights. A new organization consisting of rangeland and policy experts has coalesced to advocate for the rights of ranchers and other property owners in western states. Rangeland […]

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Mike Lee: BLM shooting of unarmed nurse proves federal law enforcement must go

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — Unfortunately, we are dealing with a law enforcement agency that deploys SWAT teams to wrangle cows, an agency staffed by agents who maintain secret kill lists of American citizens, and an agency that offers no recourse for a terrorized public to check power when it is abused. Introduction […]

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Foreign manipulation of U.S. enviro groups erodes military readiness

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — …we are interested in environmental litigation by U.S.-based 50l(c) organizations against the Department of Defense (Department) and its negative impact on our national security. While some lawsuits represent sincere and justified concerns about the effect of federal actions on the environment, others may be maliciously filed to stop, […]

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Investigator gives insane rationale for BLM shooting of unarmed woman

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — One of the most disturbing details of this case is the assertion by the investigating BLM officer that (knowingly or unknowingly) going outside of designated off-roading boundaries is sufficient justification for shooting an unarmed citizen. Conservative leaders in Congress have been trying for years to pass legislation that […]

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Digital tracking (ELD) mandate driving up transportation costs, causing food waste

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — Created with the goal of improving highway safety for the trucking industry, the ELD rule was passed hastily, lacking the necessary flexibility for varying conditions that may increase a driver’s time on the road, and without a thorough assessment of its potential costs. News outlets and advocacy groups […]

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BLM’s thugocracy lives on in William Woody and Salvatore Lauro

Perhaps most disturbing of all, however, is the lack of official notice that Dan Love has actually been fired by the BLM. Yes, he was relieved of his position as SAC in Utah and Nevada, but there is nothing indicating that he has been dismissed from the agency, or that charges will brought against him. […]

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Corporate giants buying big influence over national parks, monuments

Government cronyism has had a disquieting and steep upward trend during the Obama Administration. Whether it be ‘alternative’ or ‘green’ energy corporations like Solyndra, receiving hundreds of millions in subsidies, or outdoor recreation companies getting rock star treatment by federal management agencies, these extra-constitutional trysts show disdain for ordinary Americans and their representatives. CORPORATE NATIONAL PARKS The National Park Service (NPS) is chronically […]