Trump Lifts Obama's Fishing Restrictions In Marine Monument

Law360 (June 5, 2020, 5:30 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump on Friday rescinded a fishing ban in a New England marine monument established by former President Barack Obama and also threatened to put a tariff on cars imported from Europe and other goods from China if they don't drop tariffs on U.S. lobsters.

Appearing in Maine alongside state fishing industry advocates, other administration officials and former Maine Gov. Paul LePage, Trump signed a proclamation that eliminated fishing restrictions imposed when Obama created the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, a nearly 5,000-square-mile area that lies about 130 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, in 2016....

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