Correction: Obama-National Monuments story

FILE - In this July 10, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama, center, talks about the designation of three new national monuments; Berryessa Snow Mountain in California, Waco Mammoth in Texas, and the Basin and Range in Nevada, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Behind him from left are Victor Knox, associate director of park planning, facilities and lands of the National Park Service; April Slayton, chief of public affairs and chief spokesperson of the National Park Service; Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell; U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell; Randy Moore, Forest Service; and Bureau of Land Management director Neil Kornze. The race is on to win Obama’s attention as he puts some final touches on his environmental legacy. Conservation groups, American Indian tribes and lawmakers are pushing him to preserve millions of acres as national monuments. That designation often prevents new drilling and mining on public lands, or the construction of new roads and utility lines. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 15 about efforts to create more national monuments, The Associated Press reported erroneously that President Barack Obama has created or expanded the most national monuments of any president. Obama has protected more land and water using national monument designations than any other president. But in total number of monuments, he falls short of President Franklin Roosevelt.

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