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Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Too Many People Crowding The Great Sights

Hypertourism has degraded sightseeing’s five-star experiences. As the word suggests, hypertourism refers to the crush of transients into places built for more intimate encounters.

July 2, 2015

Authorities Knew Of Weakness, But Could Not Shutdown Oil Pipeline In Yellowstone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal inspectors found a problem in an oil pipeline a month before it ruptured in a Montana river, but it was not significant enough to force a shutdown, the government’s top pipeline regulator said Wednesday. Cynthia Quarterman, administrator of the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, told a Senate committee that […]

July 21, 2011