Wednesday, May 20, 2009

National Parks facing oil & gas drilling threats

Aztec Ruins threatened by oil & gas drilling; reforms needed.

AZTEC NM -- Most people think America's national park units are protected, but think again.

Read the story about Aztec Ruins National Monument, a world heritage site in northwest New Mexico which is facing on-going threats from oil & gas drilling.

US National Park Service officials are trying their best to mitigate damage from oil & gas drilling, but this situation highlights the harm caused by our addiction to fossil fuels and the urgent need for mining and drilling reforms from congress and state legislatures.

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