The National Journal recently asked nine opinion leaders what's at stake for the environment as Washington's budget cuts, aka sequestration, go into effect. Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams weighed in.
Obama creates Pinnacles National Park in California
Thursday, January 10, 2013
If seeing the national parks is on your bucket list, it's time to take note and add another park to the list. Pinnacles, the dramatic volcanic-spired national monument in central California, is now Pinnacles National Park.
Spending cuts that are part of the budget sequester, or just “sequestration” could have deep and lasting impacts on America’s wild places. The sequester is a trigger of automatic spending cuts that was passed by Congress in 2011.