Rep. Richard Pombo (R-CA), chairman of the House Resources Committee, has officially established beyond any doubt that he is no Teddy Roosevelt Republican. Today, draft legislation from his committee proposed selling off a number of national park holdings, including Theodore Roosevelt Island, home of the TR memorial in Washington, D.C.

As reported by Greenwire, the other sites include:

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  • Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, Texas
  • Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, Alaska
  • Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Alaska
  • Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Alaska
  • Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, California
  • Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Arizona
  • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Massachusetts
  • Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska
  • Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Council House, Washington, D.C.
  • Minute Man Missile National Historic Site, South Dakota
  • Noatak National Preserve, Alaska
  • Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Monument, Pennsylvania
  • Thomas Stone National Historic Site, Maryland
  • Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, Alaska

Pombo also proposes selling advertising space just about anywhere in National Parks to help generate revenue.

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