Grand Canyon Maintenance Backlog Includes Water System

Published: Monday, April 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
Updated: Monday, April 10, 2017 - 3:04pm

The National Park Service’s maintenance budget is about $12 billion behind where it should be. And a pretty big chunk of that is deferred maintenance at Grand Canyon National Park — around $347 million.

In his budget proposal, President Trump has called for cutting about $1.5 billion from the Interior Department, which includes the park service.

Kirby-Lynn Shedlowski is a public affairs specialist at Grand Canyon National Park.

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