Sequestration and the environment/outdoors

We’ve written before about potential budget cuts to the National Park Service and what it might do to your favorite parks as a result of sequestration — or mandatory, across-the-board federal budget cuts on domestic and defense budgets unless federal lawmakers come to a deal by tomorrow Friday, March 1. Estimates coming out today indicate a potential 5% cut to the National Park Service that would affect 100 million visitors.  What does that translate into? Among the ripple effects of sequestration among environmental, energy and outdoor programs: State-based organizations, like the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and National Resources, that manages … Continue reading Sequestration and the environment/outdoors