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Including --> Pollution, Gentrification, Indigenous Use and Land Rights, Rural Development, Tourism, Ecosystems, Preservation...

White House Policies Divert Funds from National Parks -- Ploy to Privatize the Parks.

Norton: The end of wilderness protection.

Restore Hetch Hetchy! Imagine the opportunity we have to allow Nature to re-create another Yosemite Valley. Imagine the opportunity we have to allow Nature to restore Yosemite National Park's Hetch Hetchy Valley, the place John Muir called "a grand landscape garden, one of Nature's rarest and most precious mountain temples." There is no other opportunity like this anywhere on Earth. Imagine.

The coalition of Americans for National Parks is working to encourage Congress and the administration to pay attention to the dire needs of the national parks and to fund those needs� this year and every year.

Who was John Muir? John Muir was America's most famous and influential naturalist and conservationist. He has been called "The Father of our National Parks," "Wilderness Prophet," and "Citizen of the Universe."

NPCA State of the Parks program assesses and rates resource conditions and threats in selected national park units.

Very Sad News: Leakey Warns of Mass Extinctions (double what he predicted in 1997). The living world is unraveling and we lack the power and will to do anything about it.

Tribe Receives Trust Lands in Death Valley: Legislation grants land to tribe with historic ties to Death Valley


New Hetch Hetchy Water and Power development plan

Scientists Network to Help Parks Manage Climate Change

Send a FREE fax to EPA Administrator Whitman urging her to clear the air in America�s national parks. Be sure to mention how important it is to also improve the air quality in rural areas and indigenous lands.

Final Yosemite Valley Plan Released. Read a related ENS article. Also, you can read my comments on the Draft Plan.

Izaak Walton League of America - Air Pollution in Our Parks, 1999: A Record Year for Pollution in America's National Parks.

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Guidance to persons intending to submit a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) of Air Quality permit application for a new major source or major modification to an existing source, the emissions from which have the potential to impact a class I area managed by the National Park Service (NPS) ...

List of High Ozone in Park Units - 2000 Season - NPS monitoring stations exceeding 85 ppb ozone for the maximum daily 8-hour average.

Air Pollutants emitted by human-made sources affect natural resources in National Parks.

Yosemite Valley draft plan (Document is now unavailable. We are looking for an alternate source. This link now takes you to the final plan.).

Draft Yosemite Valley Plan. Air quality is about 1/3 down the page. (Document is now unavailable. We are looking for an alternate source.)

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NPS network of air quality monitoring stations, primarily in the Class I parks.

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EPA's Visibility Improvement Program. On April 22, 1999, Vice President Gore along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a major effort to improve air quality in national parks and wilderness areas.

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