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.

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

Think that a hotter, drier West is no big deal?


Think that a hotter, drier West is no big deal? Disturbing reports this week state that this summer’s bone-dry conditions, withering crops, wildfires, and falling water tables are causing steep price spikes for basic agricultural products. For example, high hay prices have led to the abandonment of thousands of horses Continue reading