Nation Sep 15

Obama creates first marine national monument in Atlantic

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday established the first national marine monument in the Atlantic, a move that's designed to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England.

Nation Jan 27

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Why open Atlantic offshore drilling now?

Not even 48 hours since announcing a plan to block drilling in Alaska’s arctic wildlife refuge, the Obama administration rolled out a plan to open up parts of the southern Atlantic coast for oil and gas exploration. While lawmakers from…

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