Thank you for your interest in helping protect the hallowed ground of Gettysburg, but this alert is no longer active.
UPDATE: 4/14/2011--The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has denied the application to operate a casino near Gettysburg National Military Park! The license was instead awarded to an applicant in southwestern PA at Nemacolin.
This marks the culmination of the second fight to stop the licensing of a casino near one of our nation’s most sacred places. There is no doubt that the widespread public opposition, including a letter from 275 prominent historians, more than 13,000 letters of opposition from NPCA members and supporters and a petition signed by over 30,000 Americans, weighed heavily in the PGCB’s decision.
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9 National #ParksInPeril: Take Action!
Nine of our most beloved national parks are in danger from threats within and just outside their borders. Urge the Obama Administration to safeguard these nine parks before permanent damage is done. Stand up for your national parks today!
Take Action: Fracking Threatens Health of National Parks
If the administration does not establish rules that effectively regulate environmental impacts of fracking, more than 100 of our most treasured national parks may be harmed. Tell the president that fracking must be done in a way that protects our parks.
Parks, Not Pipelines!
Tell Congress that national parks are not the place for gas pipelines! Tell your representatives in the House to oppose H.R. 2295 and your senators to oppose S. 411 and S. 1196.
Could Cumberland Island National Seashore Be Impaired by a Commercial Spaceport? Take Action Now!
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking public comments to evaluate the potential impacts from a proposed commercial spaceport which would be located approximately five miles from Cumberland Island National Seashore. Speak up today!
Help NPCA Continue to Protect Clean Water at Buffalo National River. Take Action!
Please tell USDA and SBA that they owe it to the American people to take a hard look at the environmental and socio economic impacts of the industrial hog farm and to protect the Buffalo National River for this and future generations.
Join the JBA Campaign
Join our coalition of concerned citizens as we promise to protect and preserve the future of Jamaica Bay.
Keep National Parks Safe from Oil spills
Tell Congress to make sure the Department of Transportation requires the safest measures in their updated rules for tank car safety and oil spill response plans.
Tell Congress to Preserve and Protect the Antiquities Act!
Urge Congress to support the Antiquities Act, safeguarding America's special places, and oppose any amendments or bills to undermine this important law and the future preservation of and access to our national heritage.
Restore Clean Air to Our National Parks!
Ask President Obama and EPA to close loopholes that are preventing clean air in our national parks.
Stand Up for Effective Protection of California Coastal National Parks!
Please join NPCA by letting the California Coastal Commission know that you support protection of California's coastal national parks and the Coastal Program.
Tell the U.S. EPA that You Want Cleaner Air for our Southwest National Parks!
Please tell the U.S. EPA to reject Utah's regional haze plan and require the best technology to cut pollution at two of the state's oldest, dirtiest coal plants, thus improving air quality at eight of our national parks in the Southwest.
Our National Parks
Please join the National Parks Conservation Association and send a message to the President and Congress that our national parks matter.
Tell Congress to Support our National Parks
Send a message to your senators and representative encouraging them to support national parks when these issues come up in their committees or on the Senate or House floor.