Bennet, Mayor Announce New Water Quality Testing Program at Paradise Island on the Animas River

State has Agreed to Implement New Testing Program with Funding from EPA

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined Durango Mayor Christina Rinderle, La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt, representatives from the San Juan Basin Health Department Mountain Studies Institute, Fort Lewis College, and other local officials to announce that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has agreed to develop a new water and sediment quality testing program near a sandbar and swim beach Durango locals know as Paradise Island.

Bennet-Backed Wind Energy Funding Passes Senate

Portion of Wind Energy Funding Headed to NREL

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet this week joined his Senate colleagues in passing the Energy and Water Appropriations bill that includes $95.4 million for wind energy research and development.

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).

Treasury Department Identifies Potential Currency Manipulators through Bennet Provision in Customs Law

Bipartisan Bennet Amendment Established Steps to Combat Currency Manipulation

The U.S. Treasury Department has identified countries that it will closely monitor for potential unfair currency manipulation using new criteria for analyzing foreign currencies established by a provision authored by Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet to begin the process of fighting manipulation.