WRA helps defeat a lawsuit challenging Colorado’s Renewable Energy Standard

Last Monday, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision upholding the Colorado Renewable Energy Standard in the face of a constitutional challenge.  Four conservation groups—Conservation Colorado Education Fund, Environment Colorado, Sierra Club and The Wilderness Society, all represented by Earthjustice and Western Resource Advocates— intervened to defend the Continue reading

WRA Training Helps Water and Land Use Leaders Shape a Better Future Together

WRA recently led an innovative training series in Colorado to empower land use and water planners.  Our goal was to give them the knowledge they need to make smart, water-saving decisions for their cities and towns. Water conservation must become integrated into the fabric of Western communities if we are Continue reading

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