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Biden to review Trump's NMon cuts; may restore no-take rules to MPA

SALT LAKE CITY — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he plans to review the Trump administration’s downsizing of two sprawling national monuments in the American Southwest, including one on lands considered sacred to Native Americans who joined environmental groups in suing when the boundaries were redrawn in 2017. The new Democratic president also plans to ask the Department of the Interior to reassess a rule change that allowed commercial fishing at a marine conservation area off the New England coast. The move was heralded by fishing groups and decried by environmentalists.



https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/biden-to-review-trumps-changes-to-national-monuments/2021/01/20/84311a00-5b5b-11eb-a849-6f9423a75ffd_story.html


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