The Coalition Condemns Looming Government Shutdown

Date: 9/29/23 The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks Condemns Looming Government Shutdown  Mike Murray, Chair of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, issued this statement on the anticipated federal government shutdown: “The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks strongly condemns this looming government shutdown. Congress is responsible for developing and approving a federal

Coalition Offers Comments on Visitor Use Management at Glacier National Park

  September 28, 2023 Dave Roemer Superintendent Post Office Box 128 West Glacier, MT 59936 Subject: Comments on Visitor Use Management at Glacier National Park Dear Superintendent Roemer: I am writing to you on behalf of over 2,500 members of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), who collectively represent more than 45,000 years

Op-Ed: To Protect National Parks, We Must Take Urgent Climate Action Now

  Op-Ed | To Protect National Parks, We Must Take Urgent Climate Action Now By Mike Murray, Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks National parks are among America’s most beloved institutions, yet they face a grave threat. Climate change is here, and we need to act quickly to protect our parks from its worst consequences.

Coalition Comments on Potential Government Shutdown and Parks

  Going to the Airport Soon? A Government Shutdown Could Snarl Your Plans TSA, air-traffic-control and customs staffers would be required to keep working, but fliers should prepare for delays By Allison Pohle Updated Sept. 26, 2023 at 11:47 am ET Travelers are wondering whether a potential U.S. government shutdown would thwart their upcoming flights

Coalition Comments on Proposed Approval of Maryland’s Air Quality Implementation Plan

  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 3 Four Penn Center 1600 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029 Re: Comments on Proposed Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Maryland; Regional Haze State Implementation Plan for the Second Implementation Period [EPA Docket ID No. EPA–R03–OAR–2022–0912] The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, National Parks

Coalition Supports Chuckwalla National Monument

   Release Date: September 25, 2023 Media Contact: Emily Thompson, Em************@pr********.org Coalition Supports Chuckwalla National Monument and Joshua Tree National Park Expansion Elected officials and local community leaders have launched a campaign urging President Biden to use the Antiquities Act to designate Chuckwalla National Monument and protect lands adjacent to Joshua Tree National Park. “The

The Coalition Thanks Secretary Haaland for Visit to Molok Luyuk

  Date: 9/25/23 The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks Thanks Secretary Haaland for Visit to Molok Luyuk Secretary Haaland recently visited Molok Luyuk in Northern California, a landscape of natural and cultural significance located along the eastern edge of Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument. Tribal, congressional and local community leaders have called on President

Coalition Signs On in Support of DOI’s Proposed Oil & Gas Rule

Archaeology Southwest * Audubon Rockies * Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks * Conservation Colorado * Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship * Evangelical Environmental Network * Montana Wildlife Federation * National Audubon Society * National Parks Conservation Association * Natural Resources Defense Council * Nevada Conservation League * Nevada Wildlife Federation * New Mexico Voices for

Coalition Urges Congress to Pass a Continuing Resolution and Invest in Public Lands

September 22, 2023 Dear Members of Congress, We, the members of the National Parks Second Century Action Coalition, and friends of the coalition write to express our strong support for a continuing resolution to keep our government open until Congress can pass Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) spending bills that invest in our parks, forests and

Coalition Comments on Point Reyes National Seashore Tomales Point Area Plan

  September 21, 2023 Craig Kenkel Superintendent 1 Bear Valley Road Point Reyes National Seashore Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 Subject: Comments on Scoping for Tomales Point Area Plan Dear Superintendent Kenkel: I am writing on behalf of over 2,500 members of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), who collectively represent more than

Coalition Comments on IG Review of NPS Maintenance Backlog

  IG Report: National Park Service Can’t Effectively Manage Maintenance Backlog ByKurt Repanshek September 20th, 2023 The National Park Service can’t successfully manage its multi-billion-dollar maintenance backlog “due to inaccurate and unreliable data” that has made it impossible to accurately state the cost of the backlog, according to the Interior Department’s Inspector General, though the

Coalition Comments on BLM’s Proposed Rule on Fluid Mineral Leases and the Leasing Process

  September 13, 2023 Ms. Tracy Stone-Manning Director, Bureau of Land Management 1849 C St. NW, Room 5646 Washington, DC 20240 Attention: 1004–AE80 Subject:  BLM Proposed Rule on Fluid Minerals Leases and Leasing Process, RIN 1004–AE78 Dear Director Stone-Manning: I am writing on behalf of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), a non-profit

Coalition Comments Comments on the BLM Nevada 2023 Fourth Quarter Oil and Gas Competitive Lease Sale Draft E.A. and Finding of No Significant Impact

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY COALITION TO PROTECT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARKS * FRIENDS OF THE EARTH UNITED STATES * NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL * NEVADA WILDLIFE FEDERATION * ROCKY MOUNTAIN WILD September 7, 2023 Jon Raby State Director Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Contacts: Melissa Jennings Bureau of Land Management Scott Distel Bureau of Land Management Eugene

Coalition Comments on Yosemite Visitor Access Management Plan

  September 6, 2023 Cicely Muldoon Superintendent P.O. Box 577 Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 Subject: Comments on Visitor Access Management Plan for Yosemite National Park Dear Superintendent Muldoon: I am writing to you on behalf of over 2,500 members of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), who collectively represent more than 45,000

Conservation Organizations Comments on the Proposed Stationary Source Permit to Operate for WestRock Virginia, LLC – Covington

  August 30, 2023 Erin Rau Air Permit Writer DEQ Blue Ridge Regional Office 901 Russell Drive Salem, VA 24153 Re: Conservation Organizations Comments on the Proposed Stationary Source Permit to Operate for WestRock Virginia, LLC – Covington Dear Ms. Rau: National Parks Conservation Association, Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, and Virginia Conservation Network

Coalition Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Bison Management

  September 5, 2023 Cameron Sholly, Superintendent Attn: Bison Management Plan P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 Subject:  Comments on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Bison Management Dear Superintendent Sholly: I am writing on behalf of more than 2,500 members of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition), who collectively represent more