The video posted yesterday about the grazing program overhaul highlights the conflicts of interest that permeate the management of public lands in the western U.S.
Residents near the proposed horse-feeding operation in Laramie County, WY rejected the idea and so did the planning commission.
The county board of commissioners must now decide if a rule change favoring the developers of the facility will be approved.
At their meeting earlier this month, commissioners tabled the amendment, in hopes of finding an odor propagation model that will corroborate public concerns.
They are probably under considerable pressure to give the right answer, meaning they must ignore the wishes of the people and do as the swamp requires.
Next meeting is March 3, with the final decision postponed until at least April 7.