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Those seemingly ubiquitous disposable plastic bottles, the ones that generated a storm of controversy over their proposed ban at Grand Canyon National Park, may now be banned by park superintendents nationwide.
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National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis is determined to rid plastic bottles from the national parks, but wants to consider all factors before doing so, the agency's communications chief said today while addressing the uproar over the director's decision to put a hold on a water bottle ban at Grand Canyon National Park.
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UPDATED: Economists, Academics Urge President Obama To Protect Public Lands, Create New National Parks
Western public lands are not only an iconic slice of America's national identity, but also a valuable economic driver if properly protected and managed, according to a group of more than 100 economists and academics who want President Obama to set aside more public lands as national parks, monuments, and wilderness areas.
As an agency, the National Park Service is moving in the wrong direction in the annual "Best Places To Work" directory of federal agencies.