Heroes of the Week: Tampa’s Green Seniors

Heroes of the Week: Tampa’s Green Seniors

While young people have been making headlines for their protests, strikes, and climate activism, Tampa, Florida’s seniors have also been diligently working to leave the planet a better place for younger generations. They’ve led the charge to prevent mining expansion in Hernando County, and in 2018, when a developer moved to fill in waterways near […]

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Trump Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee Recommends Privatizing Campgrounds

Trump Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee Recommends Privatizing Campgrounds

The Hill reports that an advisory committee recommended to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt that he should privatize campgrounds within national parks, cut benefits for senior visitors, and allow food trucks into Parks as a way to bring increase money coming into the Parks system, according to the panel’s memo.

Why This Matters:  This recommendation is likely to be extremely divisive — with environmental groups and advocates for seniors arguing that this is likely to hurt low and middle-income Americans and benefit the President’s rich benefactors. 

 

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