News Coverage

08 October 2014

THE HILL: Purple Mountain Majesty

Category: News Coverage

PURPLE MOUNTAINS MAJESTY: The White House said on Wednesday that President Obama will make his 13th national monument designation on Friday, protecting 350,000 acres of California's San Gabriel Mountains. 

Latino groups cheered the news: “The Latino community recognizes how important quality drinking water, clean air, and accessible public lands are to the well-being of southern California — particularly in an area that has limited green space,” said Maite Arce, president of Hispanic Access Foundation. “President Obama’s action will help protect these resources for future generations.”  

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