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The Colorado River
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Air Quality: Gov. John Hickenlooper announced new draft air quality rules that will significantly reduce fugitive emissions from oil and gas operations. Under the new rules, Colorado would be the first state to directly regulate climate-change causing hydrocarbon emissions, such as methane, associated with oil and gas drilling. These rules will lead to cleaner air and a healthier climate for the benefit of all Coloradans. Read WRA's statement here.
Historic Roadmap for Cleaner Air & Carbon Pollution Reductions from the Navajo Generating Station: A coalition submitted a roadmap to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to achieve cleaner air at the Grand Canyon National Park and surrounding communities. The roadmap will also reduce reliance on coal at the Navajo Generating Station in Page, Arizona, cut the carbon pollution from the Navajo Generating Station, and foster clean energy economic development. Read the press release here.
Protecting the San Miguel: A major portion of the San Miguel River should be permanently protected through a water court ruling approving an "in-stream flow" (ISF) water right for both spring peak flows and year-round base flows in this river west of Montrose, Colo. WRA's legal and other experts are defending this victory against a challenge in the Colorado Supreme Court. Western Resource Advocates issued the following statement in regards to the