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BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - A Nevada rancher who succeeded in reclaiming his seized cattle from federal land managers over the weekend by rallying armed supporters called on local sheriffs across the country on Monday to join his crusade against government overreach.
Federal land managers say "escalating tensions" led them to release all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.
BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on Saturday, calling off the government's roundup of cattle it said were illegally grazing on federal land and giving about 300 animals back to the rancher who owned them.
Federal land managers abruptly ended the roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada owned by a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority, citing a "serious concern" for the safety of employees and the public.Bureau of Land Management chief Neil Kornze made the announcement Saturday morning. The fight has widened into a debate about states' rights and federal land-u...
Federal land managers abruptly ended the roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada owned by a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority, citing a "serious concern" for the safety of employees and the public.
BUNKERVILLE, Nevada (Reuters) - The U.S. government called off its attempt to round up a herd of cattle that it said was grazing illegally in Nevada after hundreds of protesters created a showdown with federal officials.
Carol Bundy, the wife of a Nevada rancher locked in a tense standoff with federal rangers, warns the ongoing dispute could escalate to the point of a confrontation similar to those at Ruby Ridge and Waco."If you saw the artillery and their presence -- the intimidation they are trying to put on us -- it could turn into that," Bundy told The Huffington Post.She was referring to the fede...
SAN FRANCISCO ? A settlement announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice secured $1.1 billion in funds to cleanup a former chemical manufacturing site in Henderson, Nev. The Henderson site is the largest perchlorate groundwater plume in the country....
Scientists overwhelmingly agree that climate change is caused by human activity, but none of this has stopped or even slowed down the professional skeptics. In fact the Heartland Institute just announced the 9th International Conference on Climate Change at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The event is being billed as an “International Gathering of Scientists Skeptical of Man-Cau...
The Tesla Gigafactory is taking shape, with CEO Elon Musk hinting that solar and wind power will power the battery plant and a potential location in Nevada. In this way, Tesla could prove to be a disruptive force, even outside of the auto industry, by flooding the tech market with high-tech, lower-cost batteries. Tesla will The post Tesla Gigafactory Could Be Built In Nevada, Use Green Power a...