Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 16, 1972 · Page 12
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July 16, 1972

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 12

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 16, 1972
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12A--|ulv 16, 1972 Sunday Gazette-Mail Charleston, w«i vir«lnl«- V. S. Spent $6 Million for Study It's Repeating By Claudia Levy The Washington Post WASHINGTON--The Department of Interior spent six years and more than $S million producing a study of American rec-i reation needs that it eventuallv scrapped and is now doing allj FORMER made the rounds of various agencies. It surfaced last month only after tne consultant, Robert T. Dennis of the conservation foundation, took Interior to court to pry the study loose. over again. It also refused to release the report to one of its own consultants doing a similar INTERIOR Secretary Walter J . Hickel, who was in office when the report was first assembled, was particular- study, jly excited about the "parks to Begun in 1963 and readied for) I he people'' aspect of the study, the printer in 1969, the report which he took to the summer called for a five-year. $5.3 bil- White House in August 1969. In lion program to provide recrea-jthe book he A-rote after he was tion areas, facilities and serv- fired in 1970, Hickel said Presi- ices near America's cities, dent Nixon was also excited, where three-fourths of the na-j "He started jumping around in his chair. . ."Hickel wrote. 'What a won. This is real- tion's population lives but one- fourth of the present recreation areas are located. The heavy d o c u m e n t , "He kept saying, derful program . . ly getting to the people.' " crammed with statistics on thel But among other administra- projected and current uses of parks and other facilities, was revised several times while it economics of the situation." Interior sources say the National Outdoor Recreation Plan, which also called for mori. effective use of federal land and existing programs, was eventu ally quashed by the Office o: Management and Budget. The fiscal overseers deemed the urban recreation proposal excessive, particularly the report's suggestion that it. might take more than $25 billion in additional funds to give ui'ban dwellers the "same amount of nearby recreation opportunity b y!97S that was available on the average nationwide in 1965." Spokesmen for the Bureau of tion officials present, Hickel senses "a feeling. . .that we did Walter .1. Hickel not show proper respect for the Former Interior Secretary Outdoor Recreation, the Interior agency required by law to produce a national outdoor recreation plan every five years--the first was to have been in 1968-say now that the department under Hickel's successor, Rogers C. B. Morton, didn't like the recommendations in the fir study, although they insist Mo ton is giving greater emphas to urban planning than any pre vious secretary. The proposals "didn't reflec the new administration's thinl ing," said Edwin A. Kuhn, wh is executive director of a ne\ nationwide task force that ju st completed a series of bearing on recreation needs across th country. Some of the earlie conclusions, he said, "were no supported by the analysis" an didn't reflect any citizen partic: pation. The Bureau of Outdoor Recre ation budgeted $800,000 durin fiscal 1972 and 1973 for outdooo planning, and the new nationa study is scheduled to be read next year. According to testimo ny of an Interior official befor Senate committee, the reports and planning that went into the initial study cost $6.8 million. PRICES EFFECTIVE SUNDAY ONLY! 1:00 P.M. TO 7:OO P.M. We reserve right to limit quantities All items on sale while these quantities last. MORE ONE DAY ONLY FOR YOUR MONEY INSTANT NESTEA ' 119 »· j.ij.t/ MEN'S WALK SHORTS OR SWIMWEAR LADIES' SWIMWEAR OUR ENTIRE STOCK REDUCED TO 2.28to3.99 3 oz. Jar Sizes S-M-L-XL Sizes 30 to 40 Sizes 30-46 CHARCOAL BRIQUETS L 10LB. BAG CAMEO NAPKINS 39' 200 Ct. 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