10 Tweetable Facts In Honor Of U.S. National Parks

BY ON April 20, 2013

Blue water lake amidst pine trees and mountains

Did you know all of America’s parks belong to YOU? We’re taking this opportunity to celebrate our National Parks, and the beauty of spending time outdoors. So we’ve put together 10 tweetable facts and quotes in honor of our country’s beautiful National Parks.

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1. Many of our National Parks are being impacted by air pollution in the form of soot and haze

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2. Under President George H.W. Bush, the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendment was passed, targeting regional haze

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3. “If people go to a park and they can’t see a view, something’s wrong.” ~Mary Anne Hitt

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4. Annual visitors to a single National Parks location can top 9 million

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5. “There are coal plants very close to several national parks…” ~Mary Anne Hitt

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6.  The best way to teach your kids to be environmental stewards? Teach them to love and appreciate nature

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7. It has taken over three decades to achieve the original clean air objectives for National Parks laid out in 1977

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8. The 1977 visibility protection program mandates the elimination of air pollution at national parks

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9. “People don’t come to National Parks expecting air pollution.” ~J. Olson, National Park Service

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10. “To Care About Nature, Our Kids Need To Experience It”

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For more clean air tweets follow Moms Clean Air Force on Twitter

TOPICS: Activism, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Colorado, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Pollution, Texas