AFTER KNOCKING OBAMA, BAKER MUM ABOUT TRUMP'S MONUMENTS REVIEW
By Michael P. Norton
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 18, 2017....It took 16 days, but the Baker administration finally reacted - inconclusively - to President Donald Trump's order that could open to further review an issue that's being closely monitored by the Massachusetts fishing industry and environmental protection advocates.
Obama last September announced the creation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument in a 4,913 square mile area about 150 miles southeast of Cape Cod. At the time, Gov. Charlie Baker said he was "deeply disappointed" by the designation of the first deep-sea marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, a move the governor viewed as undermining Massachusetts fishermen.
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