US national parks hit by shutdown still open for drilling

ClimateWire: The image is tailor-made to stoke fury over the shuttered government: drillers pulling oil and gas from beneath national parkland that citizens are barred from entering. But what greens decry as painful fallout from this week's shutdown is happening on a smaller scale than some have argued. Interviews with state regulators, environmentalists and local elected officials suggest that while oil and gas operations continue at Texas and Florida park sites closed to visitors this week, drilling appears......

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