Congress’ attack on public lands turns to the sea

Not satisfied with their assault on America’s public lands and National Monuments, Rob Bishop and his congressional cronies have now turned their attention to Marine Monuments.

In early March, Bishop (R-UT), chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources and strong opponent of increasing federally protected lands, and American Samoa’s Congresswoman Aumua Amata sent a two-page letter to Trump asking him to remove all marine monument fishing prohibitions—a key component of the monuments’ role in protecting local environments and biodiversity.

LINK (via: Fusion)

 

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