Park Service’s Regulation Of Waters In Alaska Park Units Debated Before High Court

Mealey's (January 20, 2016, 5:31 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Park Service (NPS) does not have authority to issue park management regulations to cover navigable waters on land owned by Alaska or Native American tribes or other private parties in the state that run through the national parks created by the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), an attorney for a man barred from operating his hovercraft in a national park told the U.S. Supreme Court Jan. 20 (John Sturgeon v. Sue Masica, et al., No. 14-1209, U.S. Sup.)....
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