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Farm Bureau continues fight to stop WOTUS implementation
Farm Bureau continues fight to stop WOTUS implementation
The American Farm Bureau and a coalition of businesses plan to appeal a South Carolina court ruling that reinstates the WOTUS rule in 26 states.

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Judge ordered to reconsider whether fish should be protected
A federal appeals court says the U.S. wildlife officials did not consider all environmental factors when it decided against designating a Montana fish as a threatened or endangered species
Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
Vital US reservoir OK for now, but shortages are looming
U.S. government water managers say a vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019
Irrigation districts partner on strategic vision for Deschutes Basin
Irrigation districts partner on strategic vision for Deschutes Basin
The Deschutes Basin Board of Control and nonprofit Coalition for the Deschutes have jointly developed and signed a memorandum that outlines a shared vision for the Upper Deschutes River.
5th lawsuit filed against EPA over 2015 mine waste spill
5th lawsuit filed against EPA over 2015 mine waste spill
A fifth lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a mine waste spill the agency inadvertently triggered in 2015, polluting rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah
Idaho sends curtailment orders to groundwater users
Idaho sends curtailment orders to groundwater users
Some filed for variances, extensions
EPA reconsiders Washington state’s contentious water rules
The Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering water quality standards it approved for Washington state two years ago, taking up a review requested by industry groups that argued in support of rules submitted by the state
Judge overrules Washington Ecology on water-right change
Judge overrules Washington Ecology on water-right change
Judge overrules Ecology on water-right transfer
DEQ to offer free nitrate screening at Cassia County Fair
The free screening and sample test kits will be available during the Cassia County Fair on Aug. 16 and 17.
Deschutes irrigators, environmentalists seek ‘shared vision’
Deschutes irrigators, environmentalists seek 'shared vision'
Irrigation transfer bill introduced
Irrigation transfer bill introduced
U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., is introducing a bill to transfer 40 miles of irrigation canal and laterals from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to the Kennewick Irrigation District.

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