Drilling, Mining and Dumping a Renewed Threat to Coastal Sanctuaries - Part 2

Jul 21, 2017

Currently protected areas in the Cordell Bank and Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries could shrink in response to an executive order by President Trump.
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When the Cordell Bank and Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries were expanded in 2015, advocates happily described them as "permanently" protected. That protection is now threatened by an April 28 presidential executive order which seeks to review the expansion, as Steve Mencher reports in the second part of a two-part story.

The Ocean Foundation makes it easy to make your voice heard on the issue of whether the sanctuaries should shrink to make drilling and mining possible.