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CNPSR: National Monuments And Parks Are Bipartisan; "Extreme Politics" Behind H.R.
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.
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...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President George W.
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.
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.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.