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Nevada’s horse giveaway plan under fire

Published by Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal on Mar 13, 2018

Opponents of Nevada’s plan to give away nearly 3,000 publicly owned, free range horses in the mountains east of Reno are cranking up the legal, political and financial pressure against the plan.

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Nevada industrial park developer says horses should stay

Published by Scott Sonner, The Sacramento Bee on Mar 13, 2018

RENO, NEV. 

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Nevada developer Gilman urges governor to reverse horse plan

Published by Associated Press, KTNV on Mar 13, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The head of the largest industrial park in the world is urging Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to reverse plans to transfer state ownership of nearly 3,000 free-roaming horses to private owners who likely would sell them for slaughter.

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Trump Budget Sells Out Wild Horses Again

Published by Lorraine Chow, Eco Watch on Feb 15, 2018

The Trump administration's $1 billion budget request for the Bureau of Land Management (

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80+ Organizations Oppose Trump Administration Plan to Slaughter America’s Mustangs

Published by American Wild Horse Campaign Special to Yuba Net on Feb 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb.

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TRIC developer to governor: Horse giveaway will put GOP candidates at risk

Published by Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal on Feb 12, 2018

The developer of a Northern Nevada industrial park that’s home to Tesla, Google, Walmart and other major companies stepped up his campaign to convince the state to backtrack on a plan to give up ownership of about 3,000 free range horses.

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Wild-horse advocacy group sues BLM over removal plan

Published by AGDaily on Feb 12, 2018

There is no shortage of contention and opinions surrounding the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro Program, which involves the management and protection our those animals on 26.9

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Concerns growing over wild horses along Highway 50

Published by Steve Ranson, Nevada Appeal on Feb 5, 2018

AWHC Note: We had the largest successful birth control program and NDA cancelled it knowing full well that more horses on a shrinking habitat due to human encroachment in the wild horse habitat puts pressure on the horses.

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Nevada Seeks New Managers for Virginia Range Horses

Published by Pat Raia, The Horse on Feb 2, 2018

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) is soliciting proposals for managing the estray Virginia Range horses. But the group formerly charged with managing the animals argues that the NDA eventually intends to remove or destroy the herd.

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Critics say Nevada plan for free-roaming horses is illegal

Published by Scott Sonner, Associated Press on Feb 2, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Critics of Nevada's new plan to cede state ownership of nearly 3,000 free-roaming horses to private hands say it's an illegal move that ultimately would send the animals to slaughter.

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Critics Vow To Sue Nevada Over Free-Roaming Horses

Published by Associated Press, KNPR on Feb 2, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Critics of Nevada's new plan to cede state ownership of nearly 3,000 free-roaming horses to private hands intend to file a lawsuit to block what they say is an illegal move that ultimately would send the animals to slaughter.

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