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Video: Below Cost Grazing Fees On Federal Public Lands
Posted by: Mike Hudak on January 26, 2011 at 10:57AM PST
Last week the Obama administration rebuffed conservation groups that had petitioned to raise the federal grazing fee to the level that would cover management costs. The media release from the Center for Biological Diversity, one of the conservation groups involved, provides background on the petition and related lawsuit.
This interview with Carpenter was conducted as part of my research for Western Turf Wars: The Politics of Public Lands Ranching. Although Carpenter's remarks did not make it into the hardcopy version of the book, they can be read in their entirety on the book's website: http://www.westernturfwars.com/XtraBooks/LenCarpenter.html.
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