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Industrial Energy Efficiency

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iee-reportcov-smIn March of 2011 WGA hosted a diverse group of stakeholders to explore what states can do to foster improved industrial energy efficiency, both within individual states and regionally. The discussions focused on a wide array of obstacles and solutions.

The workshop offered ideas for how Governors and states can take the lead in promoting improved industrial energy efficiency by setting energy efficiency (EE) goals and by recognizing companies for significant EE achievements.

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Forest Health Landscape-scale Restoration Recommendations

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foresthealthrep smThe WGA's Forest Health Advisory Committee is composed of state, federal and national organizations, which worked collaboratively to produce this report.

The 2010 report outlines an ambitious landscape-scale restoration agenda that will help forest ecosystems adapt in the face of changing climate conditions, restore critical wildlife habitat, ensure healthy watersheds, and safeguard our communities. 

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Transmission Roadmap

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energy-rpt2010The Transmission Roadmap was written to assist those seeking to build a renewable energy facility with transmission, and will be periodically updated. (2010)

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Climate Adaptation Report

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climate-rpt2010The WGA climate adaptation report from 2010 emphasizes the need for coordination between state and federal efforts to identify key science that is Western-specific and begins to share and implement smart practices.

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Western Renewable Energy Zones (Phase 1 Report)

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WREZCoverSMThe WGA and the U.S. Department of Energy released a joint report in 2009 that takes the first steps toward identifying those areas in the Western Interconnection that have both the potential for large-scale development of renewable resources and low environmental impacts.

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Developing Alternative Transportation Fuels

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TransFuelsCovSMWestern Governors are encouraging accelerated development and deployment of alternative transportation fuels and improved vehicle fuel efficiency in the West.

The Governors' 2009 report examines the status of alternative fuels use in the West.

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