Robert Harris

About Robert Harris

Mr. Harris joined WRA in 2008 and works primarily in our Water Program dealing with federal permiting agencies and Colorado water law. He was as a legal clerk and contractor at WRA prior to joining the staff. Mr. Harris' relevant experience includes internships at Pace University School of Law's Environmental Litigation Clinic, Connecticut Fund for the Environment, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC. He has a B.A. in Political Science from Valparaiso University, and his Juris Doctorate, Certificate in Environmental Law, from Pace University School of Law. Mr. Harris is a member of the Colorado Bar.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Approves Project to Help Move Metro Denver Toward a Sustainable Water Future

Western Resource Advocates supports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to approve the Chatfield Reservoir Reallocation Project. This decision will contribute to solving critical multi-use water supply needs along the South Platte River in northeastern Colorado without further draining or degrading the Colorado River and rural economies. It will: Make Continue reading

British Officials Visit Western Resource Advocates

Left to Right: Policy Advisor Energy, Environment & Resource Security for the British Embassy Jessica Shipley, President of Western Resource Advocates Karin P. Sheldon, Counsellor for Global Issues for the British Embassy Rosalind Campion, H.M Consul for the British Embassy General Beverley Simpson, and Water Program Director Bart Miller

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 Continue reading