Our national parks are in deep trouble

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from PERC,

Free Market Environmentalism.

The largest stewards of western land is an absentee landlord. And, you will be sad to hear that much of this public land is in sorry shape.

There’s a backlog of deferred maintenance, run down visitor centers, failing waster water systems, repair seeded up to a tune of nearly $12B.This is an almost overwhelming sum.

Yet, the federal government continues to acquire land, even though it can’t take care of it. It’s like a landlord who keeps buying houses only to let them rot for want of upkeep.

Government shouldn’t control public land it it can’t take care of it!

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