Wednesday, August 31, 2005

It is really a shame

It is really a shame to hear that the current administration is trying to underhandedly undermine the meager protections that are in place for clean air.  It is also a shame to hear that the same administration is trying to eliminate the soundscape protection initiative for the national parks.  We must protect the few wild places left before there is nothing left to save.  If we, as a people, cannot respect the need for wilderness and human free soundscapes then we are severely limiting our time on this planet.

NPR Story on Soundscapes in the National Parks
NY Times story on NP management plan revision proposal
NPR story on cutting power plant pollution guidelines


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