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Public can comment on federally protected areas’ designations

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    The federally protected land at Midway Atoll is in danger of losing its monument designation. Above, green sea turtles gather on the sand on Turtle Beach on Midway Atoll in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.

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    Daniel Akaka:

    The former U.S. senator was part of a rally against expansion by proclamation

More than 30,000 online public comments have already poured into the U.S. Department of Interior’s web-based docket system since the agency opened a review of more than two dozen federally protected areas. Read more

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