25 Years of Conservation in the West

| by Jon Goldin-Dubois, President

Our 25th Anniversary Event on September 10th provided a great opportunity to look back on our founding and what we have done, and to honor some of those that have played an important role in Western Resource Advocates’ efforts to protect the West’s land, air and water.




Colorado Leads in Community Solar

| by Gwen Farnsworth, Senior Energy Policy Advisor

Thanks to a July decision by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, Xcel Energy in Colorado can increase its community solar garden program by more than 60% in 2014-2015.






New Mexico’s Water Future and the Gila River

| by Jon Goldin-Dubois, President

A proposed diversion plan that would take water from New Mexico’s Gila River and pipe it to Southwestern New Mexico is not only unnecessary, but very expensive, and would have adverse impacts on the Gila River itself.





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BIG OIL SHALE MEANS BIG WATER!

| by Robert Harris, Senior Staff Attorney

Chevron USA confirms what oil companies have for years denied – oil shale development in the western United States would use enormous quantities of water.