Bernalillo County Passes Resolution Supporting Bureau of Land Management Natural Gas Waste Rule

Bernalillo County Passes Resolution Supporting Bureau of Land Management Natural Gas Waste Rule

On October 25, the Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners resolved to support the Bureau of Land Management’s rule to charge royalties on wasted methane—the primary component of natural gas—on federal and tribal lands. The resolution addresses the serious problem of methane waste, which is impacting state revenues, harming the environment and threatening the health of New Mexicans.

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HECHO Celebrates the First Anniversary of the Greater Sage-Grouse Announcement

HECHO Celebrates the First Anniversary of the Greater Sage-Grouse Announcement

The following is a statement from Camilla Simon, Director of Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting, and the Outdoors (HECHO), on the 1st anniversary of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s announcement that the greater sage-grouse no longer needed to be considered as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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Latino Conservation Alliance applauds Clean Water Rule

Latino Conservation Alliance applauds Clean Water Rule

The Latino Conservation Alliance – a group of six national Latino organizations dedicated to representing a diverse array of Latino communities to conserve our natural heritage for future generations—released the following statement applauding the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Rule, which clarifies protections for streams and wetlands, announced yesterday.

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HECHO Invites You to a Presentation of its New Poll on Latinos & Conservation

HECHO Invites You to a Presentation of its New Poll on Latinos & Conservation

You are cordially invited to join Latino community leaders, elected officials, and sportsmen for a presentation of HECHO's new poll on Latino views on conservation at the National Press Club. 

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Release: Latino sportsmen launch ads telling Jewell: Working together, we can protect the land

Release: Latino sportsmen launch ads telling Jewell: Working together, we can protect the land

Today, the group Hispanics Enjoying Camping, Hunting and Outdoors (HECHO), launched a new advertising campaign encouraging Interior Department Sec. Sally Jewell to protect Western traditions and recreation opportunities by ensuring a balanced approach to oil and gas development. The ads coincide with Sec. Jewell’s first major speech aimed at land conservation issues – held today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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