Feds Will Skip Border Wall Impact Study Before Building Through Wildlife Refuge

Feds Will Skip Border Wall Impact Study Before Building Through Wildlife Refuge

Victor Landa July 26, 2017

By Anya Byrd, Colorlines (2.5 minute read)   Though funding for the estimated $21.6 billion U.S.-Mexico wall has not yet been secured, the federal government continues to move forward with construction. […]

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

Victor Landa July 17, 2017

By Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer (3.5 minute read)  For at least six months, private contractors and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials have been quietly preparing to build […]

Meet the fixer: This advocate connects green Latinos

NewsTaco May 11, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because there’s much work to be done to organize Latino environmentalists. VL By Grist Staff (1 minute read)    Ten years ago, Mark Magaña was […]

Recognizing an Historic Moment for Utah and Our Nation

NewsTaco January 4, 2017

*We’re happy to post this piece submitted by Utah state Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck because Mexican-Americans are native to this land and our heritage deserves protection. VL By Utah State Representative Rebecca […]

Poll: Most Latino Voters Favor Strong Environmental Protections

NewsTaco December 27, 2016

*The environment and climate change are going to be important battlegrounds for the next four years. Already, climate deniers are circulating “polls” that say a majority of people believe changes […]

The Miami of My Dreams

NewsTaco December 15, 2016

*It’s a contrast between the reality of science and people selling their homes near the ocean, and the politics of climate change denial. Trump’s pick to head the EPA, Scott Pruitt, […]

Bias Hinders Diversity in Hiring for Environmental Organizations

NewsTaco December 14, 2016

*Only 12 to 16 percent of the staff at environmental foundations are persons of color. The paternalistic attitudes of Liberal leadership has a lot to do with that. VL By Anthony […]