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New bill aims to restore ‘common-sense’ plastic water bottle ban in...

The bill would allow National Park Service regional directors the discretion to implement the policy and encourages them to develop a visitor education strategy to explain the rationale for the program.

Is it time the national parks broke up with cars?

America’s national parks are overcrowded and underfunded. Would banning cars improve everyone’s experience?

Trump’s interior dept. nominee, Rep. Ryan Zinke to face questioning on...

The National Parks Action Fund gave Rep. Zinke an “F” for his voting record on bills that would impact national parks.

Big Oil cheers as Trump plans to open national parks for...

For now, it looks like the Right's "Drill, Baby, Drill" ethos is back on.

The Disney-fication of Our National Parks

Congress is letting major corporations buy naming rights in America’s national park system.

GOP Platform Proposes To Get Rid Of National Parks And National...

The GOP platform includes a provision that would leave national parks, wildlife refuges, and national forests vulnerable to privatization.

‘Proud Partners’ Corporatize Our Parks

Why are our presidents so good at praising America's national park system, but lousy at maintaining it? Now Park Service officials have begun the "corporatization" process starting with "co-branding" agreements with national parks.

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Latest oil spill in Gulf of Mexico is the biggest since Deepwater Horizon

The spill, the largest oil spill in seven years, spilled nearly 400,000 gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

Only nonviolent resistance will destroy corporate state

While refusing to be baited into violent confrontations with the radical right, we must also be vigorous in using militant, nonviolent tactics to block hate speech.

How to profit from the coming Trump apocalypse

Trump must be opposed, just as Ryan, McConnell, and Vice President Mike Pence must be opposed. But so must the system that gave them power.

Marijuana is literally saving lives in Colorado

The study found that after Colorado implemented their new recreational marijuana law, opioid-related deaths fell by 6.5 percent in the following two years.

‘Tell me how this ends?’

David Petraeus finally answers his own question.

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