Advocating for the protection of our national parks and programs is at the heart of the Coalition’s work. We provide knowledgeable and comprehensive analysis of the issues facing the park system through issue papers, comments, editorials and face-to-face meetings. Our most recent efforts are listed below.
Coalition Supports Passage of S. 3172
The Coalition sent a letter of support to Chairman Senator Murkowski of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, urging for passage of S. 3172 and work towards addressing the maintenance backlog. Click “read more” to see the letter.
Miami Herald: For Florida’s sake, protect the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Coalition member, Maureen Finnerty, penned a Letter to the Editor (LTE) of the Miami Herald expressing the need to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund before it expires on September 30th. Click “read more” to see the LTE.
Interior Department Proposes to Weaken Critical Offshore Oil and Gas Regulation
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement proposes to revise the Blowout Preventer and Well Control Rule in order “to ease the regulatory burden” on the offshore oil and gas industry. The current rule was issued in 2016 to address industry shortcomings identified after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Click “Read More” to see our comments on the proposed rule.