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Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

  • A full environmental review will now be required before exploratory drilling for uranium will be allowed on national forest land south of Grand Canyon National Park. Attorneys for several NGOs successfully argued that the U.S.

Monday, September 29th, 2008

  • Officials in Monroe County, Florida, which includes the Florida Keys, are caught in a classic land management dilemma—how to manage growth in an orderly manner and pay for the high cost of protecting environmentally sensitive lands in an area that is ripe for development.

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

  • Padre Island National Seashore celebrates its 46th anniversary on September 28. Extending about 68 miles along the Texas Gulf Coast from the Corpus Christi vicinity to the Brownsville vicinity close to the Mexican border, this narrow coastal barrier offers plenty of high quality recreation.

  • In 1999, the National Park Service began making National Accessibility Achievement Awards to recognize outstanding accomplishments in architectural design, program design, and sustained efforts to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Saturday, September 27th, 2008