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Bush Snowmobile Plan for Yellowstone National Park Struck Down

Article: Bush Snowmobile Plan for Yellowstone National Park Struck Down

WASHINGTON, DC, September 15, 2008 (ENS) – The Bush administration’s authorization of increased snowmobile use in Yellowstone National Park violates the fundamental legal responsibility of the National Park Service to protect the clean air, wildlife, and natural quiet of national parks for the benefit of all visitors, a federal court ruled today. The administration authorized…

Private Donations Enrich National Parks for 2016 Centennial

Article: Private Donations Enrich National Parks for 2016 Centennial

WASHINGTON, DC, May 1, 2008 (ENS) – A new way of funding improvements has been introduced into the cash-starved National Park System. The private sector is now permitted to match federal funding of up to $100 million a year on specific projects benefiting the national parks between now and the 100th anniversary of the National…