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National Wildlife Refuge System expanded by nearly 60 percent

MEDIA RELEASE Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne has expanded the National Wildlife Refuge System by 54 million acres, or 58 percent, by assigning the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service the responsibility for overall management of the three new marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean designated by then-President Bush earlier this month. “The National […]

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