WIRE THE WILDERNESS? AS CELL SERVICE EXPANDS, NATIONAL PARKS BECOME THE LATEST DIGITAL BATTLEGROUNDS

From: Merced Sun Star

“PEER, which has asked the Interior Department’s Inspector General to investigate, said that Yosemite is “violation of both federal laws and agency policies” by approving the towers without public notice or environmental review. The group also unearthed National Park Service emails suggesting that Yosemite officials are uncertain about ownership of five of the towers and how revenues should be handled when telecom companies co-locate on the towers.”

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