GreenLatinos Applauds Senate Democratic Infrastructure Plan Proposal

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

March 7, 2018

Contact: Amanda Aguirre, amandaaguirre@greenlatinos.org or 281-814-4627

GreenLatinos Applauds Senate Democratic Infrastructure Plan Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. --

In response to today’s Senate Democratic infrastructure proposal Mark Magaña, President & CEO of GreenLatinos released the following statement:

“Today’s Senate Democratic proposal recognizes the much needed investment into American infrastructure development and innovation, while simultaneously addressing the need to protect environmental regulations that safeguard clean air, clean water, public lands and access to public input laws like NEPA.

Latino communities currently reside in areas with some of poorest air quality levels and insufficient water infrastructure systems. Our focus must be on not only strengthening American infrastructure, but growth in a manner that can withstand climate change impacts and protect all our communities public health, including those who are most vulnerable.”

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About GreenLatinos:

GreenLatinos is a national non-profit organization that convenes a broad coalition of Latino leaders committed to addressing national, regional and local environmental, natural resources and conservation issues that significantly affect the health and welfare of the Latino community in the United States. GreenLatinos provides an inclusive table at which its members establish collaborative partnerships and networks to improve the environment; protect and promote conservation of land and other natural resources; amplify the voices of minority, low-income and tribal communities; and train, mentor, and promote the current and future generations of Latino environmental leaders for the benefit of the Latino community and beyond. GreenLatinos develops and advocates for policies and programs to advance this mission. For more information, visit www.greenlatinos.org.

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