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Sequestration Will Impact Visitors to National Parks

NEW DETAILS EMERGE:  HOW SEQUESTRATION WILL HURT VISITORS TO AMERICA’S TOP NATIONAL PARKS  Over 1 Million Visitors to Experience Cuts at 12 Leading National Parks; Coalition of National Park Service Retirees Once Again Gets Early Read on Impact of Sequestration/  WASHINGTON, D.C.///February 20, 2013///Sequestration will cut visitor access to the rim of the Grand Canyon, significantly delay the spring opening of key portions of

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Sequestration Cuts Would Turn Parks into Ghost Towns

RETIREES:  NPS DOCUMENTS SHOW SEQUESTRATION CUTS WOULD TURN NATIONAL PARKS INTO “GHOST TOWNS”    $100 Million+ Cut Would Mean Decimating Ranger Ranks and/or Drastic Cuts in Service to Public, Including Reduced Hours and Shutdowns of Sections of Parks. WASHINGTON, D.C.///January 31, 2013///A National Park Service (NPS) memo and related budget documents independently acquired by the Coalition of National Park Service Retirees (CNPSR) show that planning is

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Goodbye Ranger! Sequestration Will Kill America’s Best Idea

Goodbye Ranger!  NPS Retirees Warn That Sequestration Will KILL America’s Best Idea:  OUR National Parks  8.3 Percent Cut Could Push Already Budget-Strapped National Parks Off the Fiscal Cliff  WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 12, 2012 – The 850-member Coalition of National Park Retirees (CNPSR) says that the impending “fiscal cliff” sequester  —  with a  major 8.3 percent cut in park budgets – likely would result

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