Expansion Of Snowmobile Use In Yellowstone Rejected

A Bush administration plan to allow expand snowmobile in Yellowstone National Park is rejected.
December 17, 2003, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, in a strongly worded 48-page brief, ruled that overturning the Clinton ban, which was never allowed to take effect, was "arbitrary and capricious" and ran contrary to the National Park Service's scientific analysis of the effects on air quality and wildlife... The decision to allow snowmobiles has been one of this administration's most hotly debated environmental policies and a focal point for critics who accuse it of favoring commercial interests over the protection of the country's most cherished natural landmarks."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Wednesday, December 17, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times

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