NPR logo

National Park Service Proposes Lifting Snowmobile Ban

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1169669/1169670" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
National Park Service Proposes Lifting Snowmobile Ban

Science

National Park Service Proposes Lifting Snowmobile Ban

National Park Service Proposes Lifting Snowmobile Ban

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1169669/1169670" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The National Park Service releases its plan to reverse a Clinton administration ban on snowmobiles at Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. The decision is at odds with the Park Service's own findings that phasing out the machines is the best way to protect the environment. NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports.