Governor Gianforte Leads Western Governors in Opposition to BLM's Efforts To Change Grazing Policies
Governors: “A frustrating pattern is emerging at the BLM”
December 13, 2023
HELENA, Mont. – Leading a group of western governors, Governor Greg Gianforte today opposed an attempt by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to change its grazing policies without collaboration and urged them to pause changes immediately.
In a letter to BLM Director Tracy Stone-Manning, Gov. Gianforte and four other western governors expressed their frustration with the BLM's various attempts to change policy without collaboration, eroding the public's trust.
"It is disappointing and frustrating to exclude cooperators from regulatory policy discussions, and then requesting that they spre...