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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?
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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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National Parks Traveler's Essential Park Guide