Why Is Booz Allen Renting Us Back Our Own National Parks?

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Cousin_Eddie

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You can do a lot at Recreation.gov. You can sign up for a pass to cut down a Christmas tree on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, get permits to fly-fishing, rifle hunting or target practice at thousands of sites, or even secure a tour at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. There are dozens of lotteries to enter for different parks and lands that are hard to access. And all of them come with service fees attached, fees that go directly to Booz Allen, which built Recreation.gov. The deeper you go, the more interesting the gatekeeping. As one angry writer found out after waiting on hold and being transferred multiple times, the answer is that Booz Allen “actually sets the Recreation.gov fees for themselves.”

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Why Is Booz Allen Renting Us Back Our Own National Parks?
 

VanFan

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As a reformed legal weeny, I was surprised to see Booz Allen on the Recreation.gov header just yesterday! Can't imagine how that could be good... I will read the article with interest. Thanks.
 

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Booz Allen Hamilton have their tentacles throughout the US Government.
 
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