| by Joan Clayburgh, Communications Director
Nevada has potential to show how the entire West can benefit from strong energy efficiency programs and significant use of solar and geothermal power.
| By Jon Goldin-Dubois
While the final recommendations from the Task Force made small strides forward, it failed to provide communities and local governments with new tools needed to protect their homes, public health & safety, and the environment.
| By Amelia Nuding
Nearly everywhere in the west, population is increasing but our water supplies are not. The most sensible first step is to ensure our communities grow as water-efficiently as possible.
A new poll conducted by the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project shows people living in the Intermountain West value a healthy outdoor lifestyle, access to public lands, clean air, and water above all other things.
| By Gwen Farnsworth
Investing in clean energy is not only good for our air, it’s also good for our wallets.
Even with clear evidence that the area of the tar sands strip mine is connected to seeps and springs, the State of Utah is allowing the expansion of the ridge-top tar sands mining, processing, and disposal without the use of pit liners or monitoring.