Former Land Management advisers scold agency
July 16, 2009
SUSAN GALLAGHER Associated Press Writer HELENA
Some former advisers to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management are scolding the agency over a lawsuit that challenges a management plan for the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument in central Montana. Eleven former members of the BLM's Central Montana Resource Advisory Council say their attempts to protect the monument were disregarded, leading to a lawsuit that accuses the agency of failing to protect wildlife and scenery in the 590-square-mi le Upper Missouri River Breaks. The area features part of the Lewis and Clark National Historic T...