EPA Clean Power Plan
The Sonoran Institute prepares a statement on today's release of the U.S. EPA's Clean Power Rules in order to discuss the platform for our study to be released next month. We will reveal how large-scale solar can do far more in meeting the EPA's emissions targets than originally envisioned in the rule.
2013 Annual Report - Connections
The Power of Connections
Connecting. It is what distinguishes our unique and successful approach to conservation and community development in the West.
April 2010—Colorado River Water Rights
“Under a longstanding treaty, the Colorado River irrigates 3 million acres of farmland and supplies water to 30 million people in the United States and Mexico.” Published by Public Radio International’s The World. Read the complete article.
April 2010—Researchers Study Effect of Yuma Desalting Plant on Cienega de Santa Clara
A binational team is studying whether running the Yuma Desalting Plant will affect Mexico's Cienega de Santa Clara, the largest wetland on the Colorado River Delta.” Published by redOrbit. Read the complete article.
March 2010—Just Add Water: Colorado Delta Resurrects
“Once written off, the Delta of the Colorado River has found a hardy band of NGOs and local governments willing to sweat to keep it wet.” Published by Miller-McCune. Read the complete article.
September 2009—Eyes Turn to Mexico as Drought Drags On
“The Southwest drought has reached the point where even drain water is coveted.” Published by The New York Times. Read the complete article.