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California Legislative Resolution Makes Important Step Toward Beginning Work on Regional Electric Grid Collaboration

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Western Resource Advocates today welcomed the California Legislature’s passage of ACR 188, a resolution that calls for the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to produce a report that examines opportunities for regional electric grid cooperation between California and other states across the West. “This resolution sends an important signal that regional electric grid collaboration should… Read more »




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Sponsorship Spotlight: Denver Water

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At WRA, our sponsors play a critical role in supporting the important work we need to do for our climate future. And as one of our sponsors, we want to help shine light on the incredible efforts Denver Water stewards as we adjust to live in a future with less water. We are proud to... Read more »




Western Resource Advocates Announces Kathryne Grove as its First-Ever Vice President of Equity and Culture

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Western Resource Advocates, a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization serving seven states in the Interior West, today announced that Kathryne Grove has been named as its first-ever vice president of equity and culture, where she will work to address diversity and inclusion within the organization and the larger conservation movement. With a focus on building a... Read more »





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Medium- and Heavy-Duty ZEV Action Plan Charts Important Path Forward To Economic Opportunities and Emissions Reductions

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Western Resource Advocates today welcomed NESCAUM’s release of an action plan that would provide guidance to states on how to accelerate the numbers of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty trucks on our roads while providing economic development opportunities across the region. “The NESCAUM report lays out the reasons why state governments need to act urgently to… Read more »




New Mexico PRC’s Decision to Require PNM Rate Credit When Coal Plant Closes Will Fulfill ETA Terms and Benefit New Mexicans

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Western Resource Advocates today praised the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission’s (PRC’s) June 29 decision to require PNM to comply with the finance provisions of the PRC’s prior order as well as the Energy Transition Act and reduce rates when the San Juan Generating Station is abandoned in September. “The PRC made the right decision… Read more »





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Interning at WRA: Our Transmission Policy Intern’s Experience

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Intro My name is Anna Evans. I was a Transmission Policy Intern for Western Resource Advocates (WRA) during the spring 2022. I worked remotely from Golden, Colo., while making a monthly trip to WRA’s Salt Lake City office to benefit from working and mingling with coworkers in person. Before this internship, I had a policy... Read more »