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Managing air quality and scenic resources at national parks and wilderness areas

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Air quality management -- Congresses.,
    • Visual perception -- Congresses.,
    • Landscape assessment -- Congresses.,
    • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Wilderness areas -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Robert D. Rowe and Lauraine G. Chestnut ; foreword by Russell E. Dickenson.
      SeriesA Westview replica edition
      ContributionsRowe, Robert D., 1949-, Chestnut, Lauraine G., 1953-, United States. National Park Service., Visual Values Workshop (1982 : Keystone, Colo.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD883.1 .M36 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3499867M
      ISBN 100865319413
      LC Control Number82020078

      Pait C of the Clean Air Act is entitled "Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality." Among the stated purposes of the Part is to "Preserve, protect, and enhance the air quality in national parks, national wilderness areas, national Monuments, national seashores, and other areas of special national or regional natural. Novem President Clinton signed the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of , establishing five new national parks, authorizing 10 national heritage areas, and expanding and protecting dozens of national parks, trails, and wild and scenic .

      Protecting Visibility in National Parks and Wilderness Areas describes the current understanding of the nature and extent of haze in various regions of the United States. The book addresses the scientific and legal framework of efforts to protect and improve visibility, as well as methods for assessing the relative importance of anthropogenic. The Clean Air Act, (42 U.S.C. et seq.), declared as one of its purposes is to preserve, protect, and enhance the air quality in national parks, national wilderness areas, national monuments, national seashores, and other areas of special national or regional natural, recreational, or historic value.

        Class I areas can be federal or non-federal. The Clean Air Act designated areas in the United States as mandatory federal Class I areas. These areas include international parks, national wilderness areas larger than 5, acres, national memorial parks larger than 5, acres and national parks larger than 6, acres. Implications of NCAR's urban visual air quality assessment method for pristine areas. Pp. 51–63 in Managing Air Quality and Scenic Resources in National Parks and Wilderness Areas, R.D. Rowe and L.C. Chestnut, eds. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press.


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Air Resources in our National Parks; Visibility in Our Nation's Parks and Wilderness Areas (EPA) Ozone and Particulate Matter Health Advisories for Selected National Parks; New York State Air Quality Hotline: ; While Fire Island National Seashore does not qualify as a Class I area under the Clean Air Act (national parks over 6, quality across certain federal lands, such as national parks, national wilderness areas, and national monuments.

Yosemite National Park was designated as a Class I area in This designation gives Federal Land Managers (FLMs) the responsibility for protecting air quality related values (AQRVs).

Badlands National Park (Lakota: Makȟóšiča) is an American national park located in southwestern South park protectsacres ( sq mi; km 2) of sharply eroded buttes and pinnacles, along with the largest undisturbed mixed grass prairie in the United States.

The National Park Service manages the park, with the South Unit being co-managed. S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act includes dozens of bipartisan bills that would expand protections for our national parks and allow for the meaningful change of some park designations.

The bill would also bring two new sites into the National Park System, telling new American stories. NPS Air Resources Photos. Mount Rainier National Park is designated as a Class I air protection area. National parks over 6, acres, like Mount Rainier, and national wilderness areas over 5, acres that were in existence before August are designated as Class I areas, as defined by an amendment to the Clean Air Act.

Congress gave the greatest degree of air quality protection to certain national parks and wilderness areas. These “Class I” areas are national parks or national wilderness areas that were so designated as of August 7,and that are greater than 6, acres (parks) or 5, acres (wilderness).

Most U.S. wilderness areas are in national forests, but the largest amount of wilderness land is administered by the National Park Service.

The largest contiguous wilderness complex in the United States is the Noatak and Gates of the Arctic Wildernesses in Alaska at 12, acres (5, ha).

The largest wilderness area outside Alaska is the Death Valley Wilderness in. Air Quality. Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a moderately sized park located within the desert southwest and preserves a portion of the northern Chihuahuan Desert.

As with many areas throughout the United States, maintaining an excellent air quality is critical to preserving and protecting the natural resources found within the park.

National Scenic Areas are some of the most unique federally managed lands in the country. The designation arises when other federal lands statutes, like wilderness or national parks, don’t or simply can’t apply to specific situations.

In fact, National Scenic Areas are often more what they aren’t (national park, wilderness area) than what. (a) National parks over 6, acres, (b) National wilderness areas and national memorial parks over 5, acres, and (c) International parks.

(2) There are Class I areas. We are responsible for managing air quality in 21 of these areas. (3) All Service-managed Class I areas are wilderness areas. Scenic Area Management Plan to protect natural, scenic, cultural, and recreational resources in the Gorge asked the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and Southwest Clean Air Agency (together, “air agencies”) to develop and implement a regional air quality strategy to carry out the purposes of the National Scenic Area Act.to preserve, protect, and enhance the air quality in areas of natural, recreational, scenic, or historic value, such as national parks and wilderness areas.

New and modified pollution sources under PSD review must show that they have .National parks over 6, acres and national wilderness areas over 5, acres that were in existence before Augustare designated as Class I areas.

Mount Rainier National Park and some of the surrounding U.S. Forest Service wilderness areas are Class I areas. Areas designated as Class I receive the highest level of air-quality protection.