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Trump wants to cut red tape, hasten water projects in West
Officials did not discuss specific work that the administration aims to speed up for any of the projects.

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Sea Lion Shuttle Service Not A Solution To Lethal Removal At Willamette Falls
Killing sea lions won’t solve all the problems these fish are facing.
Regulators Discuss New Plans For Nuclear Waste At Hanford
Oregon Department of Energy has raised concerns that federal officials are moving too quickly.
Water infrastructure bill includes provisions for Klamath Project
Water infrastructure bill includes provisions for Klamath Project
The America’s Water and Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes several key provisions for farmers and ranchers in the Klamath Basin.
Rio Grande ruling challenged as drought persists
This year marked one of the lowest spring runoff seasons along the Rio Grande in decades.
State to poison unwanted fish in southwestern Utah reservoir
The reservoir will be closed to the public from Sunday to Nov. 1, and trout will be restocked into the lake next spring.
Congress approves massive water-projects bill
Congress approves massive water-projects bill
Congress has approved a sprawling bill to improve the nation's ports, dams and harbors, protect against floods, restore shorelines and support other water-related projects
New mining claims banned on public land near Yellowstone
Monday’s action does not stop mining on private land or take away pre-existing mining claims on public lands.
Montana Hemp farmer harvests first crop after water battle
A Montana hemp farmer has harvested her first crop after more than a year of battling federal regulations to gain access to irrigation water
Funding available for growers to try commodity buffers
Funding available for growers to try commodity buffers
Spokane Conservation District officials say plenty of funding is available to farmers in the local watershed to put in grass or forest buffers along streams.
Another rare fish pulled back from extinction
Drought, climate change and increasing human demand are straining the rivers, which makes it harder for fish to survive.

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