Forest Service Wants Competing National Forest Grazing Lawsuits Consolidated

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 9:24 AM EDT) -- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The federal government on Nov. 20, 2014, asked a New Mexico federal judge to consolidate separate lawsuits by a group of ranchers and by an environmental group that both complain about the U.S. Forest Service plan for fencing off riverbank grazing areas in two national forests to protect an endangered species of mouse (San Diego Cattlemen’s Cooperative Association, et al. v. Tom Vilsack, et al., No. 14-818, WildEarth Guardians v. United States Forest Service, et al., No. 14-887, D. N.M.; See October 2014,...
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