Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, said questions about the status of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument as a federal property appear to be settled after meeting Friday in Bangor with Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt.
“There’s some details in the management plan to be worked out, but in terms of the existence of the monument and the fact that it’s part of the National Park Service, the best evidence of that that I can give is there’s a line in the budget that the president submitted last week [that says] Katahdin Woods and Waters,” King said.
Bernhardt, who has not yet been confirmed, made a brief statement to the media but did not field questions.
John Holyoke has been enjoying himself in Maine's great outdoors since he was a kid. He spent 28 years working for the BDN, including 19 years as the paper's outdoors columnist or outdoors editor. While...
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