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26 February 2019

HAF Applauds House for Permanent Reauthorization of LWCF, Saving One of America’s Most Effective Conservation Programs

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House passed Senate Bill 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, protecting millions of acres of land and hundreds of miles of wild rivers across the country, establishing four new national…
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26 February 2019

HAF Urges House to Pass Senate’s Natural Resource Management Act, Includes Permanent Reauthorization of LWCF

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the decade’s largest public lands package, which protects millions of acres of land and hundreds of miles of wild rivers across the…
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12 February 2019

HAF Applauds Senate for Permanent Reauthorization of LWCF, Urges House to Pass Senate’s Lands Package

WASHINGTON – In response to the Senate’s passage of its Lands Package, which includes the permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Maite Arce, president and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation, released the…
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12 February 2019

HAF Applauds Arizona Lawmakers for Approving the Drought Contingency Plan

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Jan. 31, Arizona lawmakers passed the historic Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) — an agreement between California, Arizona and Nevada in the Lower Basin, and Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and…
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07 February 2019

Hispanic Access Foundation Statement on Nomination of David Bernhardt as the Secretary of the Department of the Interior

WASHINGTON – Maite Arce, President and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement in response to the nomination of David Bernhardt as the Secretary of the Department of the Interior:
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31 January 2019

Latinos Show Strong Support for Public Lands and Water Protections, Oppose “Energy Dominance” Agenda in 9th Annual Conservation in the West Poll

Poll finds overwhelming support for LWCF, concerns around water issues and the increasingly visible impact of climate change, optimism for outdoor recreation economies
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