September 25, 2014 -
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II denounced President Obama’s unilateral decision today to shut off nearly 500,000 square miles of ocean from fishing and energy exploration. In June, Southerland introduced H.R. 4988, the Marine Access and State Transparency (MAST) Act, which would require such actions to be first approved by Congress or the bordering states’ governor and legislature.
“President Obama’s latest go-it-alone decision will on...