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Defending America's Greatest Treasures

Ellis Richard | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
Ellis Richard

Fracking and drilling operations are encroaching on national parks throughout the West, endangering both the parks and the economic and cultural role they play.

Issa Claims Official Feeds Fears Of Big Cuts

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Facing withering criticism from House Republicans, the director of the National Park Service Tuesday rejected suggestions the agenc...

Time Will Only Prove Folly Of New Gun Law For U.S. National Parks

Todd Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Wilkinson

A new law will allow tourists to openly tote the legal gun of their choice through national parks such as Yellowstone, Grand Teton and other bustling crown jewel preserves.

Statue Of Liberty's Crown May Reopen To Public

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — The National Park Service is considering reopening Lady Liberty's crown for the first time since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, acco...