Bennet, Markey Push for Support for Colorado "Produced Water"? Efforts

Byproduct of Oil and Gas Production Could Help Boost Water Supplies for Drought-Stricken Communities Letter to Salazar urges support from Interior Department to Help Fund Previously Enacted Grant Program

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and Congresswoman Betsy Markey are seeking funding for local efforts to turn "produced water" into a resource that could benefit drought-stricken communities and help ease the demand for water in Colorado and the West. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Bennet and Marke...

Udall, Bennet Announce Over $20 Million to Restore Landscapes and Habitat, Spur Renewable Energy Development on BLM Lands

Recovery Plan Investments Will Restore Landscapes and Habitat, Spur Renewable Energy Development on Public Lands and Create Jobs

Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today the release of over $20 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) that will fund over 100 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Projects in Colorado and over 650 across the country. The funding, announced today by U.S. Department of th...
Washington, DC - United States Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, and Congressman Jared Polis, announced today that the Clear Creek/Central City Superfund site will receive $5 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to accelerate hazardous waste clean-up already underway at the site. The fundin...

Udall, Bennet Announce Over $2.5 million in Recovery Funding for Colorado to Assess and Clean Up Underground Storage Tanks

Funding Will Be Distributed Through EPA's Leaking Underground Storage Tank Program

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet announced today that Colorado will receive $2,540,000 from the economic recovery package to assess and clean up underground storage tank leaks. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) includes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Leaki...
Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Senator Michael Bennet announced the locations of his Colorado regional Senate offices. These offices - located in Pueblo, Alamosa, Colorado Springs, Fort Morgan, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Durango and Denver - will give Coloradans across the state a direct line and direct access to me...
Washington, D.C. - Today, during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., Michael Bennet was sworn-in as the junior United States Senator from Colorado. Vice-President Joe Biden administered the oath of office. Senator Bennet, who brings a proven track record as a leader on complex issues in both the public and private sectors, will fi...