Obama to protect vast Pacific Ocean areas - report

June 17, 2014 12:26 PM

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Obama to protect vast Pacific Ocean areas - report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce efforts to protect areas of the Pacific Ocean controlled by the United States from overfishing and environmental damage, the Washington Post said on Tuesday.

The measure is likely to please environmental advocates but annoy political opponents, who accuse Obama of conducting an imperial presidency by frequently resorting to unilateral actions without seeking congressional approval.

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