Parks in the News
There's mixed news today on the environmental front. On one hand, the Bush administration has pulled back a proposal that would weaken air quality rules for coal-fired power plants. But on the other it has moved forward with a rule to weaken the Endangered Species Act.
There are few things as bad as doing some work for someone and then not getting paid what you believe you're owed. Such a scenario has developed around the renovated Paradise Inn at Mount Rainier National Park, and a roofing contractor says he might have to lay off 40 workers if he doesn't get paid soon.
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A fairly well-stocked, but empty, campsite in the backcountry of Sequoia National Park has rangers wondering if someone is in trouble in the park.
A short fall in Zion National Park has killed a 55-year-old Utah man.