National Parks really are a tiny part of the federal budget. Consequently, they get overlooked, and that could be bad.
How are your Congress and Senate candidates standing on these issues?
Romney’s “energy plan” calls for opening up the National Parks for oil and gas exploration and drilling, even the Flight 93 Memorial in Pennsylvania Bet that’s not mentioned by anyone in the debate tonight.
Which one is your favorite unit of the National Park System? What’s your favorite family story from visiting the parks? How are you going to vote in November?
Graphic from the National Parks Conservation Association:
- Park Advocate, blog from NPCA
- The view from Acadia: Invest in national parks and Maine jobs (bangordailynews.com)
- GOP Congressman Says Romney Would Sell National Parks (addictinginfo.org)
- OBAMA: My Administration Continues To Open Millions Of Acres For Oil And Gas Exploration (businessinsider.com)