Sunday, September 27, 2009

Bureau of Reclamation Responsible for Disappearing Wild Horses?

Section 2. Authority to Enter into an Agreement: Through delegation of authority from the Secretary of the Interior to the Director of BLM and to the Commissioner of Reclamation, agreements may be executed between Reclamation and BLM to provide for mutually beneficial land and water use planning and management activities. Statutory authority for such agreements includes: section 307, Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1737; Economy Act, 31 U.S.C. 686; and the
Reclamation Act of 1902, 43 U.S.C; Chapter 12, as amended and supplemented.

Excerpt of Agreement “Law” Between Bureau of Reclamation and the BLM

Sec. “S” – “ Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros. When wild and free-roaming horses or burros inhabit areas crossing aministrative boundaries between BLM and Reclamation, their management and protection will be the responsibility of BLM, under its regulations. Upon request from Reclamation, BLM will cooperate in the removal, and relocation or disposal, of such animals from Reclamation lands (see section S.A.)”

Bureau of Reclamation Website;

The Law: Click on title above to read;

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