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Committee Decisions

CONF 202 21A.8

Yellowstone National Park (United States of America)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Notes that the State Party has prepared the draft Supplementary Environmental Impact Study and has received 350,000 comments which are currently being evaluated;

2. Urges the State Party to continue to report on Yellowstone's snowmobile phase-out and other efforts to ensure that winter travel facilities respect the protection of the Park, its visitors, and its wildlife;

3. Invites the State Party to co-operate with IUCN and the Centre to prepare a report for submission to its 27th session in June/July 2003, containing steps it intends to take to develop action plans and define parameters and conditions to monitor progress in the restoration of the integrity of the site with a view to facilitating the Committee's future considerations for removing the site from the List of World Heritage in Danger;

4. Decides to retain the site in the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-02/CONF.202/18
Themes: Conservation
Focal Point: EUR/NA
States Parties: United States of America
Session: 26COM