Today, over 45 Latino faith leaders representing communities from California to Florida submitted comments in opposition of the proposed repeal of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. Their comments urged EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to uphold the Clean Power Plan and protect the health of Latino communities and future generations.
Latino leaders and environmental advocates defended the Clean Power Plan — the EPA’s plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants, protect public health, and encourage the development of clean, renewable energy — at a “Citizens’ Hearing” on Thursday, January 11th in Annapolis, Maryland.
By: Meredith Brown
Dec. 19, 2017
The United States has long been known as a socially and culturally diverse “melting pot.” Yet, less than 8 percent of all National Historic Landmarks represent ethnic and minority groups.
On the heels of the proclamation from President Trump to reduce Bears Ears National Monument by 85% and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by nearly half, Secretary Zinke has released his report that announces eight more national monuments being targeted for vast reductions and expanded access for mining, drilling or logging.
By Maya Springhawk Robnett
Over-use of the Colorado River has long concerned environmentalists, but a short film has set out to explore the human impacts of over-allocation. KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett attended a viewing in San Luis, Arizona…
Maite Arce, Contributor
While national monuments, which can be established under the authority of the Antiquities Act, are at the discretion of a sitting President, rarely are they created without the input or support from local communities.
Javier Sierra, Contributer, Associate Communications Director, The Sierra Club
Zozobra, according to New Mexico tradition, is a dark character, half ghost, half monster, the enemy of everything good and decent who robs people of their most treasured possession, hope.
Billy Huntsman, For the Sun-News
A New Mexico State University alumna was recently awarded a fellowship for a national organization dedicated to preserving Latino heritage throughout the United States.
By Janelly Corona
Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 | 2 a.m.
Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, I had never experienced the outdoors until last summer when I was accepted into the Latino Heritage Internship Program, a joint partnership between the National Park Service and Hispanic Access Foundation.