Bush Earns Some Praise for Ocean Protection
JANUARY 7, 2009
This blog pounds on George W. When you add the roughly 335,000 square-mile-area in the Pacific that is now protected from virtually all fishing to the nearly 700,000 square miles he closed to bottom trawling, the most destructive kind of fishing gear, this president has given future generations an ocean gift nearly the size of Texas and Alaska combined. Bush a lot. So, to be fair (and balanced!), here's one person who thinks he's done some good stuff for the oceans.