Environment

New Survey Finds California Voters Widely Support Protecting Public Lands, Strongly Oppose Trump’s Attacks on National Monuments

A statewide survey of California voters, commissioned by the nonprofit Hispanic Access Foundation and conducted by David Binder Research, finds that more than three in four Californians (78 percent) oppose actions taken by President Donald Trump to remove protections from about 2 million acres of public lands that were previously declared national monuments.

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New Campaign Encourages Elected Officials to Speak Out Against Administration’s Rollback of Protections of National Monuments

Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) has launched an advertising campaign encouraging elected officials in Nevada, Colorado and New Mexico to speak out against the Trump Administration’s effort to rollback protections on national monuments both regionally and nationally. 
 

FISH WILDLIFE SERVICE; National Wildlife Refuge: Student Placement

You’re young, adventurous and fascinated by nature.

Where does that get you when you want to use a school term or break to explore job paths, gain field experience or add some career traction?

To a national wildlife refuge, if you’re lucky, to learn firsthand about wildlife conservation as a paid intern, a fellow or a volunteer.

8th Annual Conservation in the West Poll Finds Strong Support for Protecting Land and Water; Latinos Reject National Monument Attacks

Mountain West voters weighed in on the Trump administration’s priorities for managing the use and protection of public lands in a new Colorado College State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West Poll released today.

Latino Faith Leaders Urge EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to Uphold Clean Power Plan and Protect the Health of Latinos and Future Generations

Today, over 45 Latino faith leaders representing communities from California to Florida submitted comments in opposition of the proposed repeal of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Their comments urged EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to uphold the Clean Power Plan and protect the health of Latino communities and future generations.

Latino Leaders and Environmental Advocates Reiterate Support for the Clean Power Plan at Maryland Citizens’ Hearing

Latino leaders and environmental advocates defended the Clean Power Plan — the EPA’s plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants, protect public health, and encourage the development of clean, renewable energy — at a “Citizens’ Hearing” on Thursday, January 11th in Annapolis, Maryland.

Utah monuments bill doesn’t reflect public support, simply an end-around to legitimize gutting of Bears Ears National Monument

Prior to today’s subcommittee hearing on H.R. 4532, which would establish the two monuments outlined by President Trump when he announced he was gutting the size Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent, Maite Arce, president and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement highlighting why the legislation should be rejected:
 

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