News Coverage


20 January 2023

ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES: Climate and Health in South Phoenix: Building Advocates Through Education

Growing up in South Phoenix, I was constantly, unknowingly exposed to the devastating effects air pollution has on environmental and human health. As a child it was common for my family and friends to have…
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31 January 2023

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE: Public Health Benefits of Limiting Oil, Gas Methane Pollution

The public has until February 13th to weigh in on new rules proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce methane pollution at oil and gas facilities. Emma Galofre Garcia, a doctoral student at C.U.…
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02 February 2023

NRDC: Community Group Works to Make CA Coast Accessible to All

Reverend Mac Shorty, an African American community advocate and lifelong resident of the community of Watts in Southeast Los Angeles, went to the beach for the very first time on a recent trip organized by…
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01 February 2023

DAILY CAMERA: Guest Opinion: Emma Galofré García: In Addition to Limiting Pollution, We Must Uplift Communities at the Frontlines of Climate Change

I was primed by environmentalism in my professional and personal life through my studies in marine science and experience working in wildlife ecology and conservation. Despite all my studies, I still can’t understand how our…
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03 February 2023

HOUSTON CHRONICLE: Opinion: Venting and Flaring are Holding us Back

Regarding "White House: Working towards environmental justice in Houston," (Jan. 29): It was heartening to read White House Center for Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory write about the work being done by local leaders to…
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14 December 2022

NBC NEWS: Parks, Land and Monuments With Deep Latino Roots Need Protection, Report says

Historical landmarks that have served Latino and Indigenous descendants are facing adverse long-term future, as a group raises awareness. Parks, monuments and even wildlife refuges with ties to Latino history and culture serve as crucial…
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