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2014-10-09 20:20:43

The Fund will respond to community priorities and support restoration and stewardship.

2014-03-26 20:20:43

CNPSR: National Monuments And Parks Are Bipartisan; "Extreme Politics" Behind H.R.

2012-02-22 14:59:01

Today, Marine Conservation Institute filed a formal petition to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce, asking them to prohibit commercial fishing in America's sensitive and pristine Pacific Island marine national monuments, a ban that President George W. Bush declared when he established the monuments over three years ago.

2011-03-21 18:27:00

Jarvis Application of Consistently Applied NPS Ban on Major Sporting Events Upholds Sanctity of Colorado National Monument, Other National Parks; Bad Precedent Seen if Parks Are Opened Up as Sites for Major Commercialization That Is Inconsistent With Mission of Preserving Unspoiled Outdoors TUCSON, Ariz., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Rick Smith, a former superintendent at Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks and an...

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2009-01-06 09:10:00

President George W Bush will label a 200,000 square mile stretch of the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday as a sheltered section, making the area protected from oil drilling and other harmful procedures.

2009-01-05 17:23:00

Pew Applauds Historic Action WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Bush today designated 3 new marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean totaling more than 195,000 square miles, an area greater than Oregon and Washington combined.


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