Climate Action: WRA Comments on Carbon Emission Limits for Existing Power Plants

coal plant in central UT

Earlier this week, Western Resource Advocates Senior Energy/Water Analyst Stacy Tellinghuisen participated in one of 11 Environmental Protection Agency listening sessions on potential greenhouse gas emissions limits for existing power plants. Power plants in the U.S. are one of the leading sources of greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide, Continue reading

WRA Hosts Water Training and Urban Development Workshop


Western Resource Advocates (WRA) is proud to announce a first-of-its-kind workshop series focused on integrating water planning and urban development. The Land Use Leadership Alliance Training Program (LULA) is sponsored by Western Resource Advocates and two generous foundations funders, and taught by Pace University Law Center professors. LULA fosters dialogue and Continue reading

What Makes a Water Crisis?

Not every water crisis looks like this. PHOTO: Vinod Panicker

The phrase “water crisis” may invoke images of cracked earth and puddles shrinking under the hot desert sun. Yet water shortages are not limited to regions with the fewest water resources. A crisis may occur any place or any time where demands for water exceed existing water supplies. Take, for Continue reading