Wyoming 2014 wild horse roundup violated protection act - 10th Circuit

By David Bailey, Reuters

October 17, 2016

A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled that the federal government roundup of more than 1,200 wild horses from a part of Wyoming where private and public lands overlap violated laws governing management of the animals and federal lands.

The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in a brief order reversed a Wyoming federal judge's ruling that had upheld the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's authority to round up horses from the Wyoming Checkerboard region.

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Originally posted by Reuters