Trump Signs Landmark Great American Outdoors Act

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PRESERVING AMERICA’S LAND: President Donald J. Trump is taking historic action to invest in America’s national parks and public lands.

  • Today, President Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act, which is the single largest investment in America’s national parks and public lands in history.
    • This legislation marks the most significant conservation accomplishment since the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt.
  • The act renews our national parks and protects local lands, while also serving as a jobs and infrastructure package that will create over 100,000 additional infrastructure-related jobs.
  • The legislation will provide $900 million a year in permanent funding to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), and will allocate $9.5 billion over 5 years to restore facilities and infrastructure in our national parks and public lands.
  • This legislation won the support of more than 850 conservation groups, as well as 43 sportsmen and sportswomen groups.
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