Holly Fretwell, Leonard Gilroy, Shawn Regan, Reed Watson
This year, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100-year anniversary with an $11.9 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects. We explore seven ideas to address the problem as the agency prepares to enter its second century.
Q&A with David Gerard on mining, liability, and the Animas River spill.
Can public-private partnerships tackle the park maintenance backlog?
In the grand scheme, state parks are an amenity that generally falls lower on the state’s priority list than education, health care, and corrections.
The 1872 Mining Law, which governs the transfer of rights to mine gold, silver, copper, uranium and other hardrock minerals from federal lands, is the subject of continuing and sometimes rancorous controversy.