Homeland Security warns of ‘eco-terrorism’ by protesters of new Diamond pipeline

Just months removed from the violence and attacks on police by environmental extremists fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline, state and federal officials are warning of similar, potentially catastrophic, attacks against another new pipeline between Oklahoma and Tennessee that enters service in the fall. Paul Bedard Washington Examiner Warnings of eco-terrorism, ‘mass casualties’ at new Okla-Tenn oil pipeline Just months removed […]

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Texas landowners win victory against Obama-era BLM land grabs

“It was our contention all along that the BLM’s surveys were conducted improperly and unlawfully,” Paxton said in a statement. “We will vigilantly defend Texas’ border from federal overreach.” David Lee Courthouse News Service Texans applaud suspension of U.S. land surveys WICHITA FALLS, Texas (CN) – Texas landowners cheered Friday for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s halting of controversial […]

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Trump orders USDA to open conservation lands to grazing for wildfire-devastated ranchers

President Donald Trump directed the department to open emergency grazing in certain lands in the Conservation Reserve Protection program in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma following wildfires that started March 6. The USDA estimates that about 1.6 million acres of grassland have been burned, and more than 15,000 have been killed in the blaze. Thomas Phippin Daily Caller News Foundation The government will […]

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Please, Mr Trump, don’t let wildfire-devastated farmers be ‘forgotten men and women’

American farmers are the backbone of this nation. They work quietly and are too often forgotten by the other 98 percent of Americans. They are the “forgotten men and women” Trump pledged to honor. It would do them — and very likely, him — a world of good if he would just stop tweeting long enough to visit them. Editorial […]

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Ranchers facing existential threat in wake of catastrophic wildfires

Ranching families across this countryside are now facing an existential threat to a way of life that has sustained them since homesteading days: years of cleanup and crippling losses after wind-driven wildfires across Kansas, Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle killed seven people and devoured homes, miles of fences and as much as 80 percent of some families’ cattle herds. Jack Healy New […]

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U.S. House to vote on critical bill protecting property owners from BLM in Red River dispute

For generations, landowners improved and maintained the land, dutifully paid taxes, and lawfully-owned land along the Red River. This bill takes the first step towards resolving the Bureau of Land Management’s egregious overreach and survey errors that wrongfully clouded the titles of landowners. by Marjorie Haun The United States House of Representatives will vote on the Red River Gradient Boundary […]

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Judge restricts BLM access in Red River case, but not completely

The federal judge overseeing the case of Texas landowners and others against the Bureau of Land Management made a mixed ruling Sunday that grants access to land by the federal agency, but with restrictions. Judge Rules on Red River Access The federal judge overseeing the case of Texas landowners and others against the Bureau of Land Management made a mixed […]

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