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State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

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State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

denverpost.com/news/ci_24281575/apnewsbreak-…

"WASHINGTON—The Obama administration said Thursday it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.

Governors in at least four states have asked for authority to reopen national parks within their borders because of the economic impacts caused by the park closures."

Edited: 10 October 2013, 18:41
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1. Re: State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

I was just about to post that :) A glimmer of hope anyway.

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2. Re: State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

Colorado's Governor Hickenlooper has specifically requested that Trail Ridge Road in RMNP be reopened by the state. Governors of Utah, South Dakota and Arizona have also submitted requests for national parks in their states.

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3. Re: State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

I would assume since Yellowstone and Glacier's seasons are pretty much over those states won't go in that direction.

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4. Re: State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

I just assumed trail ridge road stayed open because it was a money maker. How many cars pass through there a day at $20 a piece?

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5. Re: State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

looks like RMNP will reopen. Says Friday, as in today? Not sure.

denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24291279/colo…

6. Re: State funding can be used to reopen some National Parks

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