Governor Gianforte, State Agencies Blast BLM Over Its APR Bison Grazing Proposal
October 6, 2021
HELENA, Mont. – In public comment to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Governor Greg Gianforte and four state agencies yesterday raised issues with the BLM’s Environmental Assessment of the American Prairie Reserve’s (APR) bison grazing proposal.
Gov. Gianforte and leaders from the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Department of Agriculture, and Department of Livestock highlighted the BLM’s lack of statutory authority to enact its proposal, the BLM’s failure to analyze the full range of impacts of its proposal, and the B...