Join Western Resource Advocates to protect public health and safety and our environment and stop the commercial development of the dirtiest of dirty fuels – oil shale and tar sands.
2014 was a big year for Western Resource Advocates. We celebrated 25 years of conservation in the West, teamed up with our conservation partners, elected officials, and supporters to safeguard healthy rivers, advance clean power, protect the public from the impacts of oil and gas development, and champion cleaner air.
Identifies five innovative solutions that could eliminate Western water shortages stemming from the over-taxed and stressed Colorado River and meet the water needs of the West’s business, agricultural and growing population through 2060.
The water supply ‘gap’ between Southwestern New Mexico cities’ water supplies and new demands is only 35 acre feet, which can be met with available water conservation practices, rather than constructing the expensive, unnecessary Gila diversion project.
New energy policies in Colorado are resulting in less water needed for the energy generation sector.
This report presents a credit-based carbon dioxide emission rate reduction program for existing power plants including model regulatory language.
One highlight of 2013 was successfully partnering to develop a new law to increase Colorado’s Renewable Energy Standard from 10% to 20% for rural electric cooperatives, a model for other states throughout the region.
This question series is a must for any water provider looking to understand how effectively their community’s comprehensive plan addresses water efficiency.