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Explore the potential for natural carbon sequestration at the Boise worksho...

Published on December 13, 2023
The Boise workshop of the Decarbonizing the West initiative workshop focused on strategies for expanding natural carbon sequestration methods as a way to not only de...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

Explore the potential for natural carbon sequestration at the Boise worksho...

Published on December 13, 2023

Western Governors call on the BLM to incorporate more input from cooperatin...

Published on November 21, 2023
In correspondence with Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Western Governors expressed concern that their respective states, along with other cooperating agencies, are not ...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

Western Governors call on the BLM to incorporate more input from cooperatin...

Published on November 21, 2023

Western Governors submit policy recommendations to the House and Senate for...

Published on September 06, 2023
The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) wrote to the House and Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committees to highlight some of the Governors’ prioriti...
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Agriculture

Western Governors submit policy recommendations to the House and Senate for...

Published on September 06, 2023

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023
The 2023 Annual Report of the Western Governors' Association highlights the past year’s policy work on topics such as renewable energy,...
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Agriculture

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023

WGA weighs in on the future of subsurface science and technology

Published on July 31, 2023
Ahead of its hearing, Unearthing Innovation: The Future of Subsurface Science and Technology in the United States, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology receiv...
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Energy

WGA weighs in on the future of subsurface science and technology

Published on July 31, 2023

Learn about ground-source heat pumps in the final Heat Beneath Our Feet web...

Published on May 04, 2023
The final installment of The Heat Beneath Our Feet webinar series, "Geothermal Energy at Home," explored the growing use of ground source heat pumps and what communi...
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Energy

Learn about ground-source heat pumps in the final Heat Beneath Our Feet web...

Published on May 04, 2023

Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2024 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on March 16, 2023
The Western Governors’ Association is submitting testimony on behalf of the Western Governors to House and Senate leadership on FY 2024 appropriations and activities. Th...
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Agriculture

Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2024 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on March 16, 2023

Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2024 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on March 16, 2023
The Western Governors’ Association is submitting testimony on behalf of the Western Governors to House and Senate leadership on FY 2024 appropriations and activities. Th...
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Agriculture

Western Governors submit testimony on FY 2024 appropriations to House, Sena...

Published on March 16, 2023

Explore strategies for improving renewable energy incentive parity in a new...

Published on March 16, 2023
As the nation seeks to meet its ambitious zero-emission goals, the potential for geothermal energy to provide low-carbon dispatchable power has been well documented. Geotherma...
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Energy

Explore strategies for improving renewable energy incentive parity in a new...

Published on March 16, 2023

New WGA webinar explores the potential to use geothermal energy for long-te...

Published on January 24, 2023
For most, geothermal energy equates to electricity generation and heating and cooling needs. As the resource becomes more mainstream, however, geothermal energy use is expandi...
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Energy

New WGA webinar explores the potential to use geothermal energy for long-te...

Published on January 24, 2023

Explore the potential for Enhanced Geothermal Systems in a new WGA Webinar

Published on December 13, 2022
While the potential for geothermal energy use in the West is vast and its benefits wide-ranging, accessing the resource can be difficult and expensive – especially when ...
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Energy

Explore the potential for Enhanced Geothermal Systems in a new WGA Webinar

Published on December 13, 2022

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-03, Tax-Exempt Federal Lands and Secure Rural Sc...

Published on December 07, 2022
The federal government must honor its historic Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILT) agreement with states and counties in the West to compensate them for the presence of tax-exempt...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-03, Tax-Exempt Federal Lands and Secure Rural Sc...

Published on December 07, 2022

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-02, States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Rev...

Published on December 07, 2022
The federal government has codified several historic agreements and programs to compensate western states for reduced revenue associated with the presence of tax-exempt federa...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-02, States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Rev...

Published on December 07, 2022

Best of the West: Western soccer players at the 2022 FIFA World Cup; future...

Published on November 23, 2022
The Western Governors' Association keeps you updated on the latest news in the West. Here are the top stories for the week starting Nov. 21, 2022. (Photos courtesy of AP P...
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Data

Best of the West: Western soccer players at the 2022 FIFA World Cup; future...

Published on November 23, 2022

WATCH: New WGA webinar explores geothermal electricity generation

Published on October 11, 2022
As part of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ WGA Chair Initiative, The Heat Beneath Our Feet, the Western Governors’ Association will be conducting tours o...
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Environmental Management

WATCH: New WGA webinar explores geothermal electricity generation

Published on October 11, 2022

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