The Nevada Legislature amended a landmark 2013 law (Senate Bill 123) that could end up delaying 135 megawatts of new renewable energy generation coming on line by 2021, slowing Nevada’s transition away from fossil-fueled generation.
| By Drew Beckwith
WRA 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.
| By Erin Overturf
As a result of WRA’s advocacy, Public Service’s recycled energy incentive program – the first in the State – will be better positioned to successfully incentivize the installation of these reliable, zero emission resources.
Making Great Strides towards Improving Public Access to Oil and Gas Data – Working Together with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
| By Laura Belanger
2015 has been a banner year for progress in transparency and public access to Colorado data.
WRA Joins Other Groups to Defend BLM’s New Rules to Protect Water, Wildlife, and Public Lands from Oil and Gas Drilling
| By Robert Harris
The new rules will reduce the number of chemical spills, groundwater contamination and other accidents.
| By Rob Dubuc
WRA’s Utah office has been working on keeping water in the Lake, and protecting the Lake from threats including contamination, invasive plants, mineral company expansion proposals and salt discharges, and a dam proposal.
“Our new logo reflects our commitment to helping solve the most pressing conservation issues in the region.”
| By Linda Stitzer
If the water level in Lake Mead reaches 1,075 feet, a “Tier 1” shortage declaration will be triggered that will mean reductions in the amount of water that the lower basin states and the Republic of Mexico can take out of the Colorado River.