Second Draft of Colorado’s Water Plan – A Boat Headed in the Right Direction

The second draft of Colorado’s Water Plan was released in July, and appears to be headed in the right direction. Western Resource Advocates and our partner groups have worked hard over the past year to make sure the state’s first Water Plan reflects the conservation values of today’s Colorado residents.  Continue reading

New Market Study Shows Potential for Energy Savings, Water Conservation, and New Revenue Streams!

Western Resource Advocates and McKinstry released a new market study indicating that schools and public facilities in the Colorado River Basin states (AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, UT, WY) can save $859 million annually with energy and water efficiency projects that pay for themselves. Though it’s unfamiliar to many, the Continue reading

Victory! Utah Requires Water Monitoring and Compliance with Air Regulations before a Tar Sands Mine May Proceed

For six years, Western Resource Advocates has worked to ensure that the PR Spring tar sands mine, located in eastern Utah, does not pollute water and air and harm the environment. WRA Attorneys Rob Dubuc and Joro Walker have led the associated legal challenge and are representing our partner group, Continue reading