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Biden Infrastructure Plan.

MONDAY, APRIL 12 PROGRAM # 9223 12:00 PM PDT Biden Infrastructure Plan. Announcing it as a jobs bill, President Biden put forward a giant infrastructure plan for a massive overhaul of corporate taxes that would raise 2 trillion to help fix roads and bridges, as well as create clean water programs, high-speed internet, and the […]

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Gavin Newsom en Fresno. Foto: https://news.yahoo.com.

(Español) De paso por Fresno Newsom anuncia fondo y medidas para adelantarse a los incendios

(Español) De ser aprobado por la Legislatura, el paquete será financiado con 411 millones de dólares en fondos generales y 125 millones del programa estatal de reducción de gases de efecto invernadero, financiado por grandes empresas industriales a través del programa tope diseñado para reducir C02.

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Paneles solares sobre canales abiertos en CA. Foto: https://envirothink.wordpress.com.

(Español) Paneles voltaicos sobre canales abiertos en California contra el cambio climático

(Español) El ahorro de agua sería comparable a necesaria para regar 50 mil acres de tierras agrícolas, o para satisfacer las necesidades de agua residencial de más de 2 millones de personas, mientras que la electricidad generada sería equivalente a aproximadamente una sexta parte de la capacidad instalada actual en el estado.

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Texanos en la oscuridad por los apagones en Texas. Foto: https://www.ajc.com.

(Español) Texas, muchos todavía sin agua a dos semanas del fenómeno climático que lo azotó

(Español) “Están todavía bajo aviso de hervir el agua, también tenemos muchos que vivien en comunidades rurales que sufrieron daños a sus casas, a la plomería, y también están sin agua”.

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No Water for One Million Texans. Also, Saving Neighborhood Taquerías.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3 PROGRAM # 9184 12:00 PM PST No Water for One Million Texans. The power is back across Texas after the winter storms, but about a million residents, especially in small towns, are still without drinking water. Fixing the broken pipes and flooded homes will cost billions. Who will be responsible for the […]

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Nevada en Texas, febrero de 2021. Foto: https://www.statesman.com.

Texas Civil Society Helps those Affected by Frost and Blackouts

Texas Civil Society Helps those Affected by Frost and Blackouts – Extreme freezes followed by major blackouts and drinking water outages in Texas have caused a major humanitarian crisis.

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Extra Edition.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 PROGRAM # 9175 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition. The extreme cold weather and power and water failures in Texas has brought a major humanitarian crisis. In the deep freeze, thousands along the border are struggling with lack of shelter, electricity and running water. How can you help? Colleagues from sister stations and […]

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Texas Storm, Blackouts. Also, Promising Covid Treatment.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22 PROGRAM # 9174 12:00 PM PST Texas Storm, Blackouts. Millions in Texas were left without power and drinking water as the brutal winter weather continues hitting the region. A number of people have died from the extreme cold and carbon monoxide poisoning. Black and Latino neighborhoods, including Colonia communities along the border, […]

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Vista aérea de un vecindario sin luz la semana pasada en Austin, Texas. Foto: https://www.statesman.com.

(Español) Afectada por catastrófico apagón eléctrico en Texas, cuenta su experiencia

A Personal Account of the Catastrophic Blackout in Texas – After a historic winter storm caused Texas’s electric grid to collapse, more than 3 million Texans remain without electricity and many are without clean water, mostly in Latino and Black communities.

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Foto: https://www.kcur.org/.

(Español) Sin agua, gas o electricidad, Texas impactada severamente por vientos árticos y la nieve

(Español) “Para variar, los más necesitados son los primeros en resultar damnificados, en quedarse a oscuras y sin calefacción, y en depender de sus cobijas para poder calentarse”.

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