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Hal Haskell * 12

Urban Summit
White Paper * 13

NRPA Life Trustee

Who, What, Where & how-Around the Parks

Secretary of the Interior Ken
Salazari (l) and Sen. Jeff
Bingaman (D-NM) committed to
full funding of LWCF-but are
challenged to bring it to fruition

Status of the Land and Water
Conservation Fund

ap photo / evan vucci

A

s we entered the 21st
Century, appropriators
responded to a la rge
and united national advocacy campaign of the
Conservation and Reinvestment Act
(CAR A) that would have fully funded
LWCF at $900 million with $450 million going to both the federal and state
assistance programs. As a result of the
robust advocacy campaign, LWCF appropriations received large increases
and specifically LWCF state assistance
received healthy levels of funding from

By Michael Phillips
FY 2000-2005, with more than $144 million provided in FY 2002.
With Congress embroiled in a heated
energy debate and the Bush Administration proposing to eliminate funding for
LWCF state assistance, LWCF champions
in Congress, like then U.S. Senator and
current Secretary of Interior, Ken Salazar, recognized the need for a dedicated
reliable funding source and saw a moment to seize the opportunity. The 109th
Congress passed the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 (S. 3711) which
allowed the expansion of offshore oil and

gas drilling in the certain areas of the
eastern Gulf of Mexico. Within these expanded areas the legislation dedicated
37.5 percent of lease royalty payments
to the four Gulf States and provided 12.5
percent of the revenues to the Land and
Water Conservation Fund State Assistance program.
Though this was a major policy victory that set an important precedent on
the authorizing side, the dedicated revenue has been sparse and appropriations
have dwindled to its present level of less
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Talking Point:
Many park and recreation departments also manage cemeteries,
zoos, arts centers, stadiums, museums, libraries, golf courses,
water parks, and ski slopes. -Source: 2010 NRPA Fact Sheet
	

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