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Apr 18, 2019
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, Apr. 16, President Trump signed a law authorizing the Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) to protect the Colorado River, following the bill’s passage through Congress with bipartisan support. The law, which follows years of negotiations and effort among the seven... Read More
Apr 16, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the release of American River’s report America's Most Endangered Rivers® of 2019 in which New Mexico’s Gila River was ranked #1 due to a proposed water diversion project that would tax the already threatened waterway, Maite Arce, president and... Read More
Apr 15, 2019
By: Chela GarciaThe focus on our climate is ramping up within the Latino community. Climate change is leading to higher temperatures and record-setting heat waves, drier and more arid conditions in the Southwest, and more frequent and severe droughts. These conditions are... Read More
Apr 5, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Hispanic Access Foundation held a webinar briefing with experts on wildfires, drought, extreme heat, health, occupational safety, and our nation’s public lands to release a new conservation toolkit “A Guide to Land, Water and Climate Issues and the... Read More
Mar 26, 2019
WASHINGTON – While the Land and Water Conservation Fund is now permanently reauthorized, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for 2020 cuts federal funding for LWCF by more than 100 percent, not only zeroing out the program but rolling back funds previously appropriated by Congress... Read More