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5:56 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Second Grand Teton State Land parcel has been purchased

The Department of Interior has paid the state of Wyoming 16 million dollars for a second parcel of state land located inside Grand Teton National Park.  Two more parcels remain to be purchased. 

The Grand Teton Program Manager of the National Parks Conservation Association says she is thrilled.  Sharon Mader notes that since the land is owned by the state, it could have been made available to private developers.  So having the federal government buy the land is important.

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