Amid National Emergency, Trump to Strip Ocean Protections

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2020 – President Trump is expected to issue an executive order this afternoon to strip essential protections from a highly protected ocean area — the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument — by lifting all restrictions on commercial fishing. Designated in 2016, it is the only monument in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean. Brad Sewell, […]

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