Federal Court Forces Interior Department to Consider Scientific Evidence Regarding Wild Horse Management

“Washington, DC – May 10, 2012 – The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has rejected an attempt by the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to withhold and ignore critical scientific evidence in its decision-making process for the implementation of a precedent-setting plan to castrate wild stallions. At issue were expert declarations submitted to the BLM from leading experts in wild horse behavior and biology outlining the devastating impacts that castration would have on the health and natural behaviors of wild free-roaming stallions and wild horse herds.” Read more at: http://www.wildhorsepreservation.org/news/2012/05/10/federal-court-forces-interior-department-to-consider-scientific-evidence-regarding-wild-horse-management/

From: American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign

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