March 7, 2019 Honorable Betty McCollum Chair Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Relations Agencies Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Madam Chair: I am writing
Success Story Update: Persistence pays off—court rules Army Corps acted improperly in approving James River powerlines without Environmental Impact Statement. On March 1, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals
The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, in partnership with NPCA and other conservation groups, entered legal objections to an Army Corps of Engineers Project that erected nearly 300-foot-high towers
Coalition Applauds House Passage of Public Lands Bill For Immediate Release: 26 February 2019 The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks is praising the House of Representative’s passage of
Statement of Richard G. Ring Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives Hearing on FY 2020 Budget
Coalition Celebrates Passage of S. 47, Natural Resources Management Act For Immediate Release: 12 February 2019 The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks is celebrating the passage of S.
Coalition Executive Council Member Maria Burks Speaks with The Cape Cod Times on the shutdown impact survey at Cape Cod National Seashore – click here to read the article. Coalition
Park Impact Survey Summary of Results The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks (Coalition) represents over 1,600 current, former, and retired employees and volunteers of the National Park Service.
Statement of Philip A. Francis, Jr. Chair of the Executive Council, Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks The Power of the Purse: A Review of Agency Spending Restrictions During
Coalition Chair Phil Francis issued the following statement on the future of the Land and Water Conservation Fund: The U.S. Senate’s action to make the Land and Water Conservation
February 4, 2019 Statement of Phil Francis, Chair of The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, on the Nomination of David Bernhardt as Secretary of the Interior: “The Coalition
Coalition Chair Phil Francis was quoted in a recent article from The Hill, addressing the struggle in national parks to cope with the loss of over a month of work
Many of our public lands are at risk if lawmakers don’t reinstate half-century-old deal. Click here to read commentary by Jon Jarvis, 18th director of the U.S. National Park Service,
For Immediate Release: 31 January 2019 Shutdown Damage Assessment Is Only Just Beginning Though the federal government is now open under a continuing resolution, Phil Francis, Chair of the
The Southern Environmental Law Center, The Wilderness Society, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Earthjustice, Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, Animal Welfare Institute,
January 21, 2019 Dear Leader McConnell, On behalf of the Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, a non-profit organization representing over 1,600 current and former National Park Service employees,
VIA E-MAIL January 17, 2019 Mr. David Bernhardt Secretary of the Interior, Acting 1849 C Street, NW Washington, D.C. Re: Postponing BLM Oil & Gas Lease Sales Due to the
Coalition member and former superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park Mark Butler submitted his Op-Ed to the Washington Post – Letters to the Editor.
Watch Phil Francis, Chairman of The Coalition to Protect Americas National Parks and former Great Smoky Mountains Superintendent explain why the park should be closed until shutdown ends.
Statement of Richard G. Ring Executive Council Member, Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks concerning the impact of the federal government shutdown on the National Park System and the