WRA Helps Defeat Bill That Would Have Stunted Clean Power Plan in Colorado

This spring, Colorado legislators considered a bill that would have interfered with federal proposals to advance clean power in America. Working with partners, Western Resource Advocates’ Senior Staff Attorney, Erin Overturf, helped to push back on this bad proposal and ensure Colorado can effectively implement its own air quality regulations Continue reading

Landmark Colorado Legal Decision Upholds Protection for Rivers and Streams

Colorado’s bountiful rivers have attracted people to the region for generations.  Our rivers provide water, food and habitat for abundant wildlife and help us grow the food that we need to survive.  Once, the demands of a sparse population on our majestic rivers may have been barely noticeable.  Today, however, Continue reading

Keeping Public Lands Protected: Opposing Colorado Legislation for Land Transfer

Western Resource Advocates is opposing SB 15-232, which would create a Colorado Federal Land Management Commission to study the transfer of public lands in Colorado from the federal government to the state. Public lands are not just for Coloradans; they are for all Americans. A Colorado College poll conducted in Continue reading