FEDS’ DISCOUNTED GRAZING FEES HURT TAXPAYERS, ENVIRONMENT, REPORT SAYS

From: The Daily Yonder

““While heavily subsidized grazing is not new to this administration, reducing low fees even further is a step in the wrong direction,” said Kirsten Stade, advocacy director of the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). “Keeping grazing fees so low—at levels that are as much as 80% lower than for private lands on the open market—amounts to a subsidy of a private industry that operates at the expense of the American people.””

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