Bush hits choppy water over ocean sanctuaries
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
The original plan, which included four potential "marine monuments" and was well received by environmentalists, has already been scaled back. ...
Bush’s parting moves on the environment
Christian Science Monitor - Boston,MA,USA
The proposals include changes to the Endangered Species Act, new management plans for 11 million acres in Utah, an effort to revoke congressional ...
Corals to get more protection
KeysNet - Tavernier,Florida,USA
"While in some ways it is redundant in the Keys, it's another layer of protection," said Bob Hoffman, chief of the Endangered Species Branch with NOAA ...
FACTBOX: President-elect Obama's positions on energy issues
Reuters - USA
Obama opposed lifting the congressional moratorium on drilling in federal lands off US coasts, but now says he would support limited expanded offshore ...
Obama's energy plan may be curbed
Globe and Mail - Canada
Falling petroleum prices will also ease the pressure on Congress and Mr. Obama to expand offshore drilling, possibly allowing a reinstatement of a federal ...
Obama on Ocean Policy
By Peter Etnoyer
... protect the ecological integrity of that body of water - Obama wants to work with Congress to reauthorize and enhance the Coastal Zone Management Act, as well as the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the Oceans and Human Health Act.