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Presidential order might imperil Pacific ocean preserve

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / SEPT. 1

    President Barack Obama toured Midway Atoll in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, with Marine National Monuments Superintendent Matt Brown in 2016.

  • AP PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER

    A portion of Midway Atoll seen from Air Force One.

Extensive environmental protections put in place by former President Barack Obama in waters surrounding the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands could be in jeopardy following an executive order issued by President Donald Trump on Wednesday that requires a review of national monuments. Read more

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