Monday, October 18, 2010

BLM Declares Their Land “Non-Public Forums”

In a response filed in a Nevada court on October 14th the Bureau Of Land Management (BLM) revealed that “herd management areas” and perhaps other areas of public lands at their unilateral choosing can, be considered by the government “non-public forums.” This is interesting news to the rest of us who have considered these lands public, open and freely accessible. It would seem, according to Ken Salazar, Bob Abbey and those they lead at the Department of Interior and BLM, the we, the press, and by extension, you the public have no have no right to know how the government manages your public resources. The government is controlling the content of the information that reaches you, the public, by prohibiting journalists who may portray them in an unflattering light...more


sandra longley said...

Mr. DuBois, I would be very interested to hear your input on this issue-Why do you think this is happening?

Frank DuBois said...

Sandra, I don't have the federal pleadings. Until I get those and can see the reasoning and context of their argument I really shouldn't comment.