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Let's Take A Look At What Folks Think Of Interior Secretary Zinke's Surge Pricing Scheme

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke believes a surge-pricing scheme for entrance to 17 national parks during the height of travel season can help whittle away the $11.3 billion or so maintenance backlog mired around the fiscal neck of the National Park Service. What does the general public think?

Former Interior Officials And Staff Challenge Interior's Interpretation Of Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Calling the Interior Department's new stance on takings under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act a "contrived legal standard" and "contrary to the long-standing interpretation by every administration since at least the 1970s," a group of 17 former Interior officials and staff has asked Secretary Ryan Zinke to suspend it.
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