Judge won't block limit on Yellowstone snowmobiles
September 18, 2009
BEN NEARY Associated Press Writer CHEYENNE, Wyo.
A federal judge in Wyoming said Wednesday he lacks authority to block a plan to set a lower limit on snowmobile traffic in Yellowstone National Park starting this winter. The order by U.S. District Judge Clarence Brimmer clears the way for the National Park Service to proceed with a plan that could limit snowmobile traffic at the park to 318 machines a day this winter less than half of last winter's limit. The same limit would also apply to snowmobiling in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller Memorial Parkway. Brimmer last ye...