Antiquities Act Wrong Tool For Marine Monuments, Say Dozens of Industry Sectors in Letter to Biden
From fishermen to miners, including the American Petroleum Institute and the National Fisheries Institute, 91 individuals signed a letter to President Biden last week urging him to not use the Antiquities Act when designating marine monuments.
The group, representing more than two dozen businesses and communities across the country, cited Biden’s “calls for the administration to establish “fully and highly protected areas” in 30% of the U.S. ocean by 2030, including through marine monuments designated under the Antiquities Act.”
They said concern was heightened ...
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