British Officials Visit Western Resource Advocates

Last week, representatives from the British Embassy in Washington, D.C., as well as the British Consulate-General in Denver, visited Western Resource Advocates’ Boulder office.

Our recent report, “Fracking Our Future: Measuring Water and Community Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing,” caught the British government’s attention and prompted them to add Western Resource Advocates as the only non-governmental organization stop during the British Embassy’s Colorado visit.

We learned that as in the United States, many in Britain are concerned about the potential environmental impacts of drilling and fracking operations to groundwater supplies and communities. During the delegation’s visit we also discussed renewable energy development, climate change and a wide range of shared issues.

The visit reminded us that we can build relationships with caring people around the world who share our mission to protect everyone’s land, air, and water. See photos on Flickr .

 

Robert Harris

About Robert Harris

Mr. Harris joined WRA in 2008. He started as a legal intern at WRA, at the Environmental Litigation Clinic of the Pace University School of Law, at the Connecticut Fund for the Environment, and at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC. He has a B.A. from Valparaiso University in Indiana, and his JD from Pace University School of Law. Mr. Harris is a member of the Colorado Bar, and is working on oil and gas law and policy, and the connection to water issues.

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