Viewfinder: A Former Coal Mine Is Flooded to Create an Artificial Lake
A couple watches as water gushes from a pipe into the former Cottbus Nord open-cast coal mine in order to create the Cottbuser Ostsee artificial lake on April 24th, 2019, near Cottbus, Germany.
The National Park Service Authorized Over $250 Million in 'Unobligated' Funds to Keep Parks Open During the Shutdown
A Senate subcommittee is looking into the legality of the decision to tap into the recreation fees for operational costs.
National Parks May Receive Congressional Funding for Shutdown Losses
According to an internal email, the National Park Service will be given congressional funding to retroactively pay for operational costs expended during the partial government shutdown.
Shutdown Revenue Loss Could Dig National Parks Into an 'Even Bigger Financial Hole'
The NPS lost an estimated $10 to $11 million in revenue during the partial government shutdown, taking critical funding away from things like park maintenance and visitor services.