03/31/14 08:00 AM
RICHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Records show that a company that's buying up mineral rights from private property owners in Genesee County also is interested possible oil and gas beneath the surface of 90 acres of land in two parks. The Flint Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1lhp7bu ) filings...
03/26/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his successors would see their ability to designate new national monuments limited under a bill approved Wednesday by the House. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, takes aim at the 1906 Antiquities Act, a law Obama and other presidents...
By Zack Colman | 03/21/14 01:34 PM
House Republicans will attempt to handcuff President Obama's ability to declare national monuments in a move that would blunt a White House pledge to protect more wilderness. A bill from Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, on the issue could come as early as next week, Doug Heye, a spokesman for House...
By Paul Bedard | 03/11/14 09:07 AM
Six states that paid Uncle Sam $2 million to keep 14 popular national parks open during the federal shutdown last year bagged $20 million in visitor spending they would have lost, a colossal investment success, according to the National Park Service.
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