Governor, attorney general and ag orgs appeal BLM's bison grazing lease
Last updated 9/1/2022 at 11:15am
Montana Free Press
Montana livestock-producer groups and two Republican elected officeholders continued their pressure campaign to halt bison grazing on federal lands late last week, asking the Bureau of Land Management to reconsider its recent approval of grazing leases in north-central Montana.
In three separate appeals, the Montana Stockgrowers Association, Gov. Greg Gianforte and Attorney General Austin Knudsen asked the BLM to reverse its July 28 decision to approve American Prairie Reserve's application to lease 63,000 acres of BLM-administered land in Phillips County...