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Amid criticism, Iron County, BLM plan wild horse roundup
Wild horses » Emergency action in offing as critics weigh in on public lands conflict.


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"They were forced to cut their allotments by 50 percent just a few years ago. The suggestion of another cut was totally unpalatable for the ranchers," he said. "We are very concerned for the quality of the habitat and have the best interest of the people of in our community."

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Trib Talk: What to do with wild horses?

12:15 p.m. Tuesday » Does the wild horse population in Iron County need to be controlled? By law, can the herd be reduced? County officials want to round up horses and put them up for adoption, but opponents say such action would violate federal law. Suzanne Roy, of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, joins a discussion about the proposed roundup. Send questions to #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+. You can also text comments to 801-609-8059. › sltib.com

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