The designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument marks the 27th time Obama has acted to create or expand a national monument. He has done so unilaterally, using the authorities granted under the Antiquities Act.
“But there’s also going to be some other very significant things that aren’t really quantifiable in dollars, like new marine protected areas, like bans on plastic bags..
(CNSNews.com) – The State Department is hosting a two-day conference on the world’s oceans, beginning today, and it’s expected to produce a raft of announcements and initiatives, including new marine protected areas — one off the coast of New England — as well as a ban on single-use plastic bags.
Ahead of the conference, press reports said President Obama on Thursday will establish the first national marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England.
The White House said the designation will lead to a ban on commercial fishing — an industry that made New England famous…
More at CNS News
Earlier I posted Obama gobbles up 400,000 square miles for the government August 27, 2016. and Then we have a posting on August 22, 2016 Obama and the Greenies seeking massive land grab in Utah
The latest will claim land from Utah the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined. Over Two million acres. August 22, 2016
President Obama, with the stroke of a pen, created the world’s largest ocean reserve on Friday off Hawaii, 400,000 square miles, days after designating a massive federal monument in Maine – moves that have angered local lawmakers who accuse the president of disregarding the impact on residents.
Try this one out:
Obama Designates National Monument in Maine, to Dismay of SomeNew York Times – 3 days ago
Mr. Obama designated more than 87,500 acres of rugged terrain
It became by far the largest region of federal parkland in Maine, surpassing the 48,900-acre Acadia National Park on the coast
Just a few of the land grabs… and he says he is far from done.
bunkerville | September 16, 2016 at 8:12 am URL: http://wp.me/pCanK-74I