Quite a few U.S. national parks are listed as World Heritage Sites, and they're often in the news. There's a handy website out there run by the National Park Service's Office of International Affairs that can help you stay abreast of issues involving this sites.
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LUST is a serious problem in Yellowstone National Park. No, not THAT kind of LUST, but rather Leaking Underground Storage Tanks. And officials from the national park and the state of Wyoming have pledged to work together on cleaning up the problem.
True, when you consider that the maintenance backlog across the National Park System is some $8 billion or so, the $750 million-$920 million being spent in the parks courtesy of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act isn't that significant. Still, some good work is being done with the money.
State of Wyoming Heads Back to Court To Argue Higher Snowmobile Numbers in Yellowstone National Park
Wyoming officials, clearly unhappy with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's take on snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park, have gone back to court to bump up the numbers all the way to 740 per day.