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Bill before congress to open the Yellowstone River and Grand Teton National Parks to paddling has an interesting sidePosted: March 8, 2014
The bill is sponsored by, let’s say, a very non environmental supporter in Congress. The bill is part of several other bills which are not so innocuous and the bill opens vast areas to paddling that the NPS will not be able to control.
You can find the bill here:
H. R. 3492
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 14, 2013
Mrs. Lummis (for herself and Mr. Bishop of Utah) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
This Act may be cited as the ” River Paddling Protection Act “.
The following regulations shall have no force or effect with regard to hand-propelled vessels and the Secretary of the Interior may not issue substantially similar regulations that apply to hand-propelled vessels:
Section 7.13(d)(4)(ii) of title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, regarding vessels on streams and rivers in Yellowstone National Park.
Section 7.22(e)(3) of title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, regarding vessels on lakes and rivers in Grand Teton National Park.
Wildlife-Dependent recreational use
Notwithstanding section 25.21(a) of title 50, Code of Federal Regulations, regarding National Elk Refuge, the use of hand-propelled vessels on rivers and streams in the National Elk Refuge shall be considered a “wildlife-dependent recreational use” as that term is defined in section 5(2) of Public Law 89–669 ( 16 U.S.C. 668ee(2) ).
On the surface it looks great. We can paddle on a couple of rivers that have been closed forever. However, does it open up too much? It does not stop on the Yellowstone River but all rivers in Yellowstone National park. The same with Grand Teton National Park, everything will be fair paddling game.
Honestly, I don’t know if that is good, great or bad. You need to read and investigate for yourself.
Here are some comments: Protection of parks requires self restraint and Lummis Boating Legislation for Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks Misguided.
Read, educate yourself and get involved.
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