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29 April 2020

Green Infrastructure Helps Church Conserve Water and Mitigate Climate Change

Last week, more than 30 Latino faith leaders learned how their churches can implement and plan for green infrastructure projects in order to conserve water and mitigate climate change. Pastor Agustin Jimenez from New Hope…
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16 March 2020

Latino Community Leaders Encourage Congress to Consider 100% Clean Economy Act

Last week, Latino leaders from HAF’s networks visited elected officials in Washington to share why the 100% Clean Economy Act (H.R. 5221 and S.B. 3269) is critical in combating climate change in order to protect…
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09 March 2020

New Legislation Would Permanently Fund Land and Water Conservation, Ensure Continued Access to the Outdoors for Diverse Communities

With the support of President Donald Trump, Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act that will finally provide full dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation…
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20 February 2020

Latino Voters in the West Demand Ambitious Agenda to Protect Public Lands

The 10th annual Colorado College State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West Poll released today shows Latino voters in the Mountain West calling for an aggressive agenda to protect more public lands in…
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17 January 2020

Bill Would Curb Speculative Oil & Gas Leasing of Public Lands, Protect Public Access

Today, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) introduced the End Speculative Oil and Gas Leasing Act of 2020, which would end the practice of leasing low and no potential lands for oil and gas drilling by…
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19 December 2019

Unnecessary Leasing of Public Lands to Oil and Gas Developers Drastically Affects Latino Communities in Nevada and Across the West

In 2019 alone, the Bureau of Land Management leased an astronomical number of public lands to oil and gas developers, a large number of which have no- or very low- potential for yielding oil and…
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