February 2013

WELC Blog: Join us at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference this weekend in Eugene, OR!

In 1983, the oldest and largest public interest environmental law conference was born. Now in its 31st incarnation, the conference held at the University of Oregon—which starts this Thursday, February 28th and will run through Sunday, March 3rd—brings together more than 3,000 activists, attorneys, students, scientists, and concerned citizens from over 50 countries around the world.

WELC Blog: A Few Good Weeks in Colorado’s Fracking War

The year isn’t even two months old, yet we’ve already had some sweet wins on the fracking and oil and natural gas onslaught in Colorado! 

WELC Blog: Words to Action

President Obama’s State of the Union speech last night was a call to action to address climate change. As the President explained:

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This blog explores inside information from WELC's smart, dedicated attorneys, scientists and policy experts who have committed their lives to defending the American West. Our experts take their unique knowledge, mix it with long hours of reflection in the saddle of a bicycle, hiking a long & winding trail, paddling a river, or skiing the mountains and share with you their insights and perspectives. We hope you enjoy the results!