Latino groups flex muscle on EPA water reg | TheHill

It’s very clear to us that Latinos are very concerned about how the land is going to be treated and what candidates are going to support the land and the environment.
— HECHO Director, Rod Torrez
Colorado River Reflections
Colorado River Reflections

HECHO Director Rod Torrez was interviewed by Benjamin Goad of The Hill to discuss why Latino organizations have joined to support the "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS), a new EPA rule that more clearly defines waters protected under the Clean Water Act. It was an opportunity to emphasize that Latinos are concerned about conservation, and that having clean watersheds for wildlife, aquatic life, agriculture and our communities is a moral responsibility that we expect our agencies and political leaders to uphold.

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