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Fishing in murky waters: the administrationís secretive oceans policies come under fire ^ | July 9, 2014 | George Russell

Posted on 07/10/2014 5:48:09 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012

The Obama administration is using its “phone and pen” method of governing by executive action to push its agenda and extend its powers in a huge new area: the Pacific Ocean.

American fishermen are reacting with skepticism, concern and frustration at the latest murky steps to prevent fishing in vast tracts of the Pacific. The proposed expansion was announced along with other White House ocean conservation initiatives on June 16, as the kickoff to a two-day State Department conference aimed at greater international coordination to overcome a variety of ocean ills, including not only overfishing, but marine pollution and ocean acidification -- the last linked by conservationists to global carbon emissions and “climate change.”


The announcements, and the oceans conference itself, also serve a broader purpose: to link a sweeping and controversial U.S. oceans policy the administration began implementing last year with broader international efforts to achieve more ambitious “sustainable” goals at sea, along the world’s coastlines and in the atmosphere by 2020.

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1 posted on 07/10/2014 5:48:09 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Another indicator that we are headed toward global famine as mentioned in the book of Revelation during the last days before the King of kings and Lord of lords comes.

2 posted on 07/10/2014 6:00:34 AM PDT by TurkeyLurkey
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To: ilovesarah2012

The President of the United States cares about ‘everything’ except the United States - and its people.

3 posted on 07/10/2014 6:41:35 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Jack Hammer; ilovesarah2012
Reagan proclaimed the 200 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zone on US waters.

GW Bush nominated these pacific waters as national monuments.

Obama extends Bush's nominations to the 200 nautical mile limit

4 posted on 07/10/2014 7:38:47 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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Yes, I’m sure Obama would wish to place all the Bush administration nominations somewhere out at the 200 mile limit - preferably without a life preserver.

5 posted on 07/10/2014 10:34:52 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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