The US Antiquities Act of 1906, 110 years later
Since the US Congress passed the Antiquities Act in 1906, presidents have used the authority granted by the Act to designate national monuments. Now, 110 years later, no president has designated more terrestrial and marine environments in this manner.
Obama: ‘Conservation has been a cornerstone of my presidency’
By Juliet Eilperin
The Washington Post
September 1, 2016