Western Resource Advocates

For The Energy And Oil Shale Programs

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Western Resource Advocates is a long-time Hewlett Foundation grantee with a strong record of policy successes promoting clean energy and low-carbon strategies in the intermountain West. This grant would provide general program support for their energy program in the electric power sector and for the prevention of oil shale development in the West. The organization achieves its goals through a pragmatic mix of economic analysis, legal interventions, and public advocacy. Its focus for the next two years includes promoting a clean energy standard, advocating for increased renewable energy, and developing policies around the water/energy nexus in the West.
About the Grantee
2260 Baseline Road, Suite 200, Boulder, CO, 80302-7740, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Western Resource Advocates protects the American West’s land, air, and water to ensure vibrant communities exist in balance with nature. The organization works with local communities and partners to research and advance conservation practices and protections for wildlife corridors, rivers and lakes, air and water quality, and wildlands of the U.S. West, addressing challenges such as wildfire and climate change. (Western Conservation Substrategy: Advance Conservation Protections; Climate Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)

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