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Shutdown Nightmare: Park Bathrooms Overflowing With Human Waste, Vandals Causing Damage, Fighting Over Campsites


Green Lifestyle  (tags: national parks, government shutdown, vandalism, crime, wilderness )

Freya
- 15 days ago - nbcnews.com
One businessman at Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California set up a portable toilet to provide some relief to dismayed visitors.



   

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Animae C (508)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 1:56 pm
"Unlike shutdowns in some previous administrations, the Trump administration was leaving parks open to visitors despite the staff furloughs...."

Oh my goodness, what a darn mess!!!
 

Kathleen M (211)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 2:52 pm
Hope this shutdown winds up biting tRump and his effing republithug enablers where it most counts! Thx Freya.
 

Walter F (129)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 4:59 pm
Avoid these parks if having bowel or bladder problems,if unable to avoid carry a portable bidet and find a quiet spot.
 

Sue H (7)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 5:06 pm
Absolutely Unacceptable.
 

Winn A (179)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 6:30 pm
Unacceptable and not necessary if the current administration had any morals, values or ethics.
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 7:31 pm
Truly despicable. All because of his walll temper tantrums.
Thanks Freya
 

Raleighaway k (355)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 8:36 pm
Trump is causing so much pain to so many people! Hope the Dems get the government opened up asap! ty
 

Shirley S (187)
Wednesday January 2, 2019, 11:15 pm
What a ghastly situation ! Feel so sorry for nice families being caught in such awful circumstances!
 

S J (130)
Thursday January 3, 2019, 5:51 am
Really disgusting man and his administration. Meows meow Freya
 

Sara G (104)
Thursday January 3, 2019, 6:52 am
Make America great again. 45 is making great progress toward turning us into a third world country.
 

Farah Hage Ali (155)
Thursday January 3, 2019, 7:32 am
noted, thank you for sharing
 

Michael Friedmann (179)
Thursday January 3, 2019, 10:41 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Anne K (139)
Thursday January 3, 2019, 1:37 pm
Trump and his wife and adult sons should clean the bathrooms.
 

Rose Becke (141)
Friday January 4, 2019, 12:59 am
Outrageous
 

Danuta W (1251)
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:14 am
noted
 

Alexandra Richards (0)
Sunday January 6, 2019, 11:17 am
Thank you.
 

Barbara & Vince S (0)
Sunday January 6, 2019, 7:54 pm
These people that are trashing the parks and destroying area's of national importance are seen doing this, then they must be stopped by the people who respect the parks and take their trash back out with them. As far as going to the bathroom JUST DON'T go to a gas station or a fast food business ASAP before you go to the park!!!!
 

Gino C (0)
Monday January 7, 2019, 4:37 am
Thank you
 

Naomi Dreyer (43)
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 10:49 am
I like Richards comment.
 

Naomi Dreyer (43)
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 10:55 am
Why do we/people act this way. It's rediculous.
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 4:40 pm
Thanks
 

John W (5)
Thursday January 10, 2019, 5:11 am
Thank you for sharing this with us
 

Angelflowers Dawkins (1)
Thursday January 10, 2019, 5:38 am
Yes,surely people can take a bag with them to poo in,for emergencies,,and make sure that they use a public toilet before entering the parks..😣
 

Angelflowers Dawkins (1)
Thursday January 10, 2019, 5:43 am
Then dispose of the doings discreetly at some stage🤑
 

Angelflowers Dawkins (1)
Thursday January 10, 2019, 5:46 am
Prepare in advance,with a plastic bucket and lud?whatever it takes,rather than leave your doings in a natural park,uggh..only someone with a dire need would do that,even then,they should clean up after themselves,surely?
 
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