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From our home offices to you.

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A message from WRA President Jon Goldin-Dubois: I hope this note finds you healthy and safe. We have appreciated the messages from our friends and supporters during this unprecedented time, and I wanted to give you an update on how we’re doing at Western Resource Advocates. I’m grateful to report that we are well and... Read more »




Western Resource Advocates: Final WOTUS Rule is an Assault on Clean Water and Healthy Rivers in the West

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Western Resource Advocates today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final rule changing the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. The new definition, released by the administration just before the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, disregards science and significantly weakens protections for thousands... Read more »




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Why Coloradans want the state to act on climate change now

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Last year, as Colorado lawmakers considered a legislative bill called Colorado’s Climate Action Plan, people from across the state traveled to the capitol to tell lawmakers why they believe Colorado must take action to cut climate pollution from all sources. And they listened! Colorado’s landmark Climate Action Plan creates the kind of framework needed for real... Read more »




John Cyran Joins Western Resource Advocates as Senior Staff Attorney for Healthy Rivers Program

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Western Resource Advocates today announced that John Cyran has joined the organization’s Healthy Rivers Program as a senior staff attorney. “John is a highly experienced water attorney with extensive knowledge of Western water law, and his expertise will be critical to furthering WRA’s work to conserve, protect, and restore rivers across our region,” said Bart... Read more »





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Colorado Communities Have New Guidance and Resources to Boost Water Conservation and Pursue Smarter Growth

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Water conservation at the state and local level is essential in Colorado Coloradans know that in our semi-arid state, water conservation is vital to maximize limited supplies and meet all water users’ needs while sustaining healthy rivers. While our state and municipalities have taken steps over the years to improve water conservation and boost water... Read more »





Western Resource Advocates Comments on Majority of Arizona Corporation Commission Members’ Calls for a Clean Energy Transition

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Western Resource Advocates today commented on a strong majority of Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) members’ recently voiced support for requiring Arizona utilities to transition to 100 percent clean energy by 2050. “This support by a majority of Arizona Corporation Commissioners for a 100 percent clean energy standard is a step in the right direction, and... Read more »