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Watchdog Group Says National Parks Lack Long-Term Planning

by KJZZ | September 8, 2021
“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has released a report that says a number of America’s national parks have failed to create long-term plans. The lack of planning comes as parks face growing problems. The National Park Service has been without a director for about ...

Zion National Park’s cell tower secret

by KJZZ | April 30, 2021
“As the weather warms up, many of us are thinking about getting outdoors. For a lot of Utahns, that means enjoying one of our Mighty Five national parks. But the 2News Investigative Team found that one park was operating in secret — at least when it came to adding a cell tower ...

Investigating cell service, tower permits in Utah’s national parks

by KJZZ | April 27, 2021
“Cellular service inside National Parks in the United States used to be a foreign concept. But more and more our national parks are adding cellular towers. In fact, a recent inventory from the park service shows 109 towers in 33 parks. However, the Public Employees for Environmental ...

Watchdog Group Survey: Bureau Of Land Management Morale Is Low

by KJZZ | March 8, 2021
“A survey by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility says that employee morale in the Bureau of Land Management is low. But the agency is likely to change direction under the Biden administration. On paper, BLM policy embraces multiple uses for the millions of acres it ...

BLM Workers Face Deadline: Move West or Move On

by KJZZ | December 9, 2019
“Thursday is the deadline for Washington, D.C., employees of the Bureau of Land Management to decide if they will take a reassignment out West. Some employees may get extensions. The agency is moving about 300 positions out of the nation’s capital, including 39 to Arizona and 27 to ...