Grand Teton Supe Tapped by Trump to Lead NPS

From: Grand Canyon Guide

“Jeff Ruch, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, said the organization has some concerns about Vela’s lack of transparency in park operations, among other things. In a news release issued Sept. 4, PEER listed a few of the issues of concern surrounding Vela during his tenure at Big Cypress Natural Preserve and Grand Teton National Park. The group said Vela violated NPS regarding public notice and comment on park management when he approved a plan for 11 new cellular towers in Grand Teton National Park, along with withholding all documents related to the plan from the public.”

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