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grazing fee increase

Postby dave54 » Tue Feb 10, 2015 9:57 pm

http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/info/newsro ... _2015.html

Before anyone starts ranting about livestock industry influence, agency malfeasance, or other such nonsense, remember the fee is derived from a formula established by Congress in 1978. There have been many changes in which party controlled Congress, the relative leanings of each party, and changes in the executive administration since. No one, not either party, has made any effort to alter the formula. The last time anyone halfheartedly raised the issue was Sec of Interior Bruce Babbitt in 1994 and the dems in Congress and the Clinton white house quickly squashed the proposal.

Outside of a few half-informed environmental activists and bloggers with an agenda, everyone is satisfied with the existing fee structure.
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Re: grazing fee increase

Postby rlown » Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:47 pm

Any grazing land maps or collateral info on how much is made and what the money is then used for?
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