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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Islands under siege : national parks and the politics of external threats /|
|Author||Freemuth, John C.|
|Publisher||University Press of Kansas,|
|ISBN||0700604340 (alk. paper) :; 9780700604340 (alk. paper)|
|Subjects||National parks and reserves--Government policy--United States. ; National parks and reserves--West (U.S.)--Management. ; Transboundary pollution--West (U.S.) ; National parks and reserves--Law and legislation--United States. ; Environmental policy--United States.|
|Additional Subjects||United States.--National Park Service.|
|Collation||xiv, 186 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Studying the external threats problem -- The emergence of external threats as a policy and management issue -- The creation of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area -- The Tar Sands leasing controversy -- Protecting national parks from existing visibility impairment -- Conclusion : Resolving external threats to national parks -- Appendix 1. Key legislation from the Organic Act and its amendments -- Appendix 2. Units in the U.S. National Park System -- Appendix 3. Questionnaire that formed the basis of the State of the parks report.