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(S.D.)- Rushmore Group Wants More Information On Garage

By: Brady McDaniel Posted at: 09/15/2013 05:54 PM

(Associated Press)

     The group that has raised millions of dollars for Mount Rushmore has gone to federal court in an attempt to obtain information about a parking garage it operates at the monument.

 

     The Mount Rushmore Society says the Department of Interior and National Park Service are violating the Freedom of Information Act by not releasing a complete report on the parking facility.

 

     The society has a 20-year contract with the park service to operate the garage. It expires in 2016.

 

     The complaint says the government only provided a list of repairs to the structure.

 

     The Rapid City Journal reports that officials with the park service's regional office in Omaha declined to comment on the issue.

(Copyright Associated Press 2013)


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