Environment


Puerto Rico - Environment - Government
Puerto Rico’s Secretary of Natural Resources Resigns Amid New Environmental Scandal

Rafael Machargo resigned hours after not delivering documents regarding possible violations in the Jobos Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve to the House of Representatives.

Electric Vehicles - Biden - Climate change
Floridians Will Soon Have More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations After Federal Government Makes Funds Available 

The plan will first focus on adding charging stations in the existing interstate highway system and is part of Biden’s broader agenda to combat human-caused climate change.

Puerto Rico - Environment - Construction
Construction Permits on Puerto Rico’s Coasts Increased in Pierluisi’s First Year

The development projects that have been authorized on the island's coasts are mostly hotels, residences, or businesses despite the fact that experts warn against building on the shoreline because of climate change.

Cano - Martin - Pena
Biden Administration Awards $163M to Restore Caño Martín Peña

The urban waterway project will dredge and make infrastructural repairs to the channel that connects all of San Juan's bodies of waters, bringing environmental justice to the surrounding communities.

Rep Diamond
Rep. Ben Diamond Believes in ‘Common-Sense Policies That Reward Hard Work’

As he runs for Congress in 2022, the Democratic representative from Pinellas County promises to "create an economy that gives every working Floridian a fair shot at the American Dream."

Marisol-Villalobos-Entrepreneur
From the Mountains of Jayuya, Marisol Villalobos Is Making a Difference in the World

The Puerto Rican entrepreneur was recently recognized by the United Nations for her sustainable business practices.

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Maxwell Frost: How an Activist’s Passion Can Change the System

The Gen Z candidate says he is committed to ending gun violence, ensuring "Medicare for All," and working for environmental justice.