AG Knudsen calls on Feds to scrap APR's illegal grazing permit change request
October 6, 2021
Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen is calling on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to scrap its rubber-stamp analysis of the American Prairie Reserve’s (APR) radical grazing change of use permit proposal aimed at fundamentally transforming northeastern Montana.
In the comments filed yesterday on the BLM’s Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Draft Environmental Assessment (EA), Attorney General Knudsen spelled out multiple legal issues with the BLM’s inadequate review process and with the APR’s proposal itself.
“Whatever motives APR may harbor, and whatever do...