"There Will Soon Be Oil And Gas Drilling in Up to 42 National Parks"

"Oil and gas drilling operations are already well underway in twelve national parks, and that number may soon balloon to 42 if the fossil fuel companies get their way."

"The progressive mainstay Center for American Progress recently requested data from the National Park Service regarding current and future drilling operations. The agency complied—it outlined 42 national park sites where oil and gas drilling is currently occurring, or may be soon." [Map/list follows.]

Brian Merchant reports for TreeHugger September 13, 2012.

Source: TreeHugger, 09/14/2012