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Nat’l parks struggling with maintenance, including Pa., would get a boost under Biden budget request

BY: - June 6, 2021

A 2018 National Park Service study found about $12 billion of overdue maintenance in the agency.

Biden admin says it will permanently restore migratory bird protections

BY: - May 6, 2021

The former Trump-era rule barred government authorities from holding companies liable for environmental violations leading to the deaths of birds protected under the century-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

‘Millions of birds will die’: Last-minute Trump rule aids industry

BY: - January 13, 2021

The rule, set to take effect early next month, codifies a longstanding policy of Trump’s Interior Department: The Migratory Bird Treaty Act cannot be used to prosecute companies whose actions lead to accidental bird deaths.