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Eric Bontrager, Press Secretary

P: 202.810.9656 | media@nationalparksaction.org

President’s Budget Cuts Setback for National Parks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: May 25, 2017 Eric Bontrager, Press Secretary P: 202.810.9656 | media@nationalparksaction.org Washington, DC — This week, the Trump Administration released its proposed FY2018 budget, which includes serious cuts to the National Park Service and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). These cuts, 13 percent to the Park Service and 31 percent […]

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President Trump’s Latest Executive Order a Direct Attack on Our National Monuments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 26, 2017 CONTACT: Gabby Brown, Social Media Director P: 202.419.3712 | media@nationalparksaction.org Washington, DC — Today, President Trump directed the Department of the Interior to review dozens of national monuments — those designated since 1996 and over 100,000 acres — to determine if existing boundaries are “well beyond the areas […]

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New Interior Secretary Must Stand Up for Parks

Senate Confirms Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary WASHINGTON – Below is a statement by National Parks Action Fund Executive Director Kristen Brengel following the Senate’s confirmation of Montana Representative Ryan Zinke to be the nation’s 52nd Secretary of the Interior. “Today, the Senate voted to confirm Rep. Ryan Zinke as the 52nd Secretary of the […]

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Nearly Half of Congress Has Anti-National Parks Voting Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:  September 28, 2016 CONTACT:  Eric Bontrager, Press Secretary, 202.810.9656, media@nationalparksaction.org National Parks Action Fund Will Hold Candidates, Members of Congress Accountable on Parks Record WASHINGTON – While most of Congress was quick to laud our national parks as they celebrated their centennial in August, nearly half of the elected officials regularly […]

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National Parks Group Launches New 501(c)(4)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:  May 12, 2016 CONTACT:  Amy Hagovsky, 202-454-3371, media@nationalparksaction.org National Parks Action Fund Will Hold Members of Congress Accountable on Parks Voting Record WASHINGTON – The nearly century-old nonprofit group National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) today officially launched National Parks Action Fund, a newly formed 501(c)(4) nonprofit advocacy organization focused on grassroots […]

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