Obama grants federal protection to section of Atlantic

Travis Andersen, Boston Globe

Environmental advocates, however, lauded the president’s action.

“From valleys deeper than the Grand Canyon, to peaks as high as Mount Washington, to the hundreds of diverse and endangered species that call this place home, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts is the embodiment of a treasure worthy of such permanent protection,” Bradley Campbell of the Conservation Law Foundation, said in a statement…

 

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