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An electric bike rode into the backcountry. Now there’s a nationwide turf war

by USA Today | May 30, 2022
FOUNTAIN HILLS, Arizona – A gray-haired dude jumped on his mountain bike and began pedaling into the Sonoran desert along a rocky, single-track path. The trail at McDowell Mountain Regional Park wound past towering saguaros, around paloverde trees in blooming splendor and through sand- ...

EPA questioned its ability to regulate pet products with pesticides, like Seresto, records show

by USA Today | March 24, 2022
Newly released EPA records reveal internal debates over effective regulation of pet products EPA staff cited concern about one product in particular: Seresto, the popular flea and tick collar Some EPA staff were concerned enough that they discussed punting pet product regulation to the FDA ...

Trump calls for national parks to reopen. Advocates say it’s too soon

by USA Today | April 30, 2020
“President Donald Trump beamed from behind the White House lectern. While delivering a speech at an Earth Day celebration last week — which coincided with National Park Week 2020 — the president said he had good news to share. “Thanks to our significant progress against the ...

Trump Sent Park Rangers to the Border, National Parks Official Says He Wasn’t Informed

by USA Today | December 5, 2019
“The nation’s top national parks official said Wednesday he was in the dark about President Donald Trump’s ongoing efforts to use national parks rangers to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border. National Park Service Deputy Director David Vela, who has served as acting director ...

Trump Sent Park Rangers to the Border, NPS Chief Said He Had Not Been Briefed on Details

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“The nation’s top national parks official said Wednesday he was in the dark about President Donald Trump’s ongoing efforts to use national parks rangers to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border. National Park Service Deputy Director David Vela, who has served as acting director ...