Major articles were published by Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Los Angeles Times, Portland Oregonian and numerous other newspapers, radio outlets and television stations. Here are the links to several of the stories.
San Francisco Chronicle: Vast protected area proposed for leatherbacks
Santa Rosa Press Democrat: New protections sought for giant turtles
Portland Oregonian: U. S. seeks to boost protection for leatherback sea turtles
Santa Cruz Sentinel, Contra Costa Times: New rules could protect Central Coast sea turtles
Fresno Bee and other newspapers (AP story): NOAA proposes habitat protection for sea turtles
Los Angeles Times: NOAA proposes ocean critical habitat for sea turtles along West Coast