Bureau of Reclamation Allocates $15 Million for Western Drought

Water supply for irrigation a seventh The Bureau of Reclamation announced $15 million in relief for those affected by the drought along the California-Oregon border. The area is…

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Interior Secretary Addresses Drought Conditions

Highlights conservation efforts and ongoing support of Indian Country while in Arizona. Last week, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and the Assistant Secretary for Water and Science…

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Government Declares Water Shortage in Southwest

They are reducing allocations to Arizona and Nevada. For the first time since its construction nearly a century ago, Lake Mead, the nation’s largest reservoir by volume, on…

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Interior Assistant Secretary Travels to Colorado

Discusses water conservation and drought effects. On Monday, Interior Department Assistant Secretary for Water and Science Tanya Trujillo returned to Washington, D.C., following a week-long trip to Colorado.…

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FEMA Administrator to Visit Western Wildfire States

Eighty large wildfires currently burning across the West. FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell will make her first trip to wildfire-affected states amid another dangerous week of extreme heat and…

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Electrical Grid Strained by Drought in Western States

Increased demand meeting with decreased power supply. Record temperatures in the Pacific Northwest have caused an increase in demand for electricity even as drought conditions have lessened western…

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USDA Offers Federal Aid to Producers

Drought prevention and conservation efforts by farmers and ranchers being supported. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has made federal aid available to farmers and ranchers in four states…

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