For Immediate Release
New Yosemite Overlook Restoration Underscores Need for Continued Investment in National Parks
WASHINGTON - STATEMENT BY: Laine Hendricks, Central Valley Program Manager, National Parks Conservation Association
"The new Tunnel View Overlook at Yosemite National Park is an important improvement in a park that needs and deserves so much more attention.
"Like many of our national parks, Yosemite has several million dollars worth of infrastructure needs. Any effort to put Americans to work rehabilitating our nation's infrastructure should include our national parks, which have more than an $8-billion backlog of repair needs, including several billion dollars in critical road repairs.
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