Budgets, Privatization Plans Threaten National Park System
The Bush administration has increased spending on park-system maintenance and construction above what it inherited by $321 million over three years. But it still has provided only 15 cents for every dollar that it said was needed to repair long-overdue maintenance problems. The maintenance backlog may now be as high as $6 billion, according to the General Accounting Office, Congress' auditing arm.
Thanks to Michael Dudley