NY National Parks Stand to Benefit from Great American Outdoors Act

From the Statue of Liberty to Niagara Falls, there are more than thirty national parks and monuments across New York that could benefit from a bill that passed in the U. S. Senate earlier this month. The Great American Outdoors Act would permanently back the Land and Water Conservation Fund and address the nearly 12-billion-dollar maintenance backlog at national parks and monuments. Marcia Argust is the director of the Pew Charitable Trusts’ “Restore America’s Parks Campaign” and says the measure would use non-taxpayer money from energy development on public lands to repair and preserve historic sites…

The Great American Outdoors Act would direct up to nine-point-five-billion dollars over five years to priority repairs in national parks and on public lands.

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