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08 February 2017

Latino groups unite over reducing natural gas waste, concerns for the future of BLM rule

Today, five Latino groups announced the formation of a new initiative, “Latino Partnership to Cut Waste, Protect Our Health.” The partnership includes Hispanic Access Foundation; HECHO; Chispa Nevada, League of Conservation Voters; Mi Familia Vota;…
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17 January 2017

Hispanic Access Statement on Sec. of Interior Confirmation Hearing

Maite Arce, President and CEO of the Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement in response to yesterday’s confirmation hearing for Rep. Ryan Zinke, the nominee for Secretary of Interior:
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11 January 2017

Next 100 Coalition Applauds Presidential Memorandum, Designation of New National Monuments Celebrating Public Lands Diversity

Today, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum providing guidance to our nation’s public lands agencies on increasing the diversity and inclusion of the histories, cultures, knowledge and people represented in our public lands systems. In…
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10 January 2017

Chicano Park’s Landmark Designation Preserves Latino Social History

Today, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell designated San Diego’s Chicano Park, a community hub widely recognized as playing a key role in civil rights efforts by local Latinos, as a National Historic Landmark.
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27 December 2016

MAITE ARCE: Protecting Gold Butte Helps Preserve Unique Natural Wonders that Tell the Story of America

 Maite Arce, President and CEO of the Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement after the announcement that President Obama would establish the Gold Butte National Monument:
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14 December 2016

Hispanic Access Foundation Statement on Nomination of Rep. Zinke for Department of Interior Secretary

Maite Arce, President and CEO of Hispanic Access Foundation, released the following statement in response to reports that President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to serve as the Secretary of the Department…
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