Yesterday the Senate passed a bill to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) with a measure sponsored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to expedite the reimbursement of emergency response costs assumed by States, Indian tribes, and local governments following the Gold King Mine spill.

Bennet, Western Senators Push for Increased Access to Great Outdoors

Senators Voice Support for Land and Water Conservation Fund

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, along with Senators Jon Tester (D-MT), Tom Udall (D-NM), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM), are urging their colleagues to permanently reauthorize and fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) as bipartisan negotiations take place over the Energy Policy Modernization Act.

Bennet Applauds Funding for Water Irrigation Efficiency Projects in Colorado River Basin

Bennet Urged Agriculture, Interior Secretaries to Coordinate Conservation Programs and Crafted Conservation Title in 2014 Farm Bill Helping Fund Projects

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today welcomed the joint announcement by the Agriculture and Interior Departments that the agencies will coordinate to invest more than $47 million to help water districts and growers to better conserve water resources while improving efficiency of agricultural operations in the Colorado River Basin and across the West.

Bennet Showcases LWCF Accomplishments in Durango

Calls on Congress to Permanently Reauthorize, Fully Fund LWCF

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today visited Iris Park in Durango and took a walking tour of the Animas River Trail and Schneider park to highlight some of the recreation and park projects completed with funding from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).