Grand Teton National Park Seeking Comment On Telecommunications Plan

From: National Parks Traveler

“The purpose of the assessment is to consider a right-of-way permit request for updating and expanding telecommunication capabilities in developed areas of Grand Teton National Park, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, and connecting to Yellowstone National Park’s south entrance. Not too many years ago Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility greatly derided the park’s efforts to extend its communications network, calling it “the largest cellular expansion in national park history.” The environmental assessment open for comment through April 10 looks at the impacts of potential locations, design, and future needs of telecommunication facilities.”

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