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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Bureau Of Reclamation
A New Mexico water official has been selected by President Barack Obama to run the Bureau of Reclamation, which manages dams, reservoirs and hydroelectric power plants across the West.
A water system designed to bring high-quality, purified water to rural parts of three states will get an additional $5.2 million in federal funding.
Without a lot more rain and snow, many California farmers caught in the state's drought can expect to receive no irrigation water this year from a vast system of rivers, canals and reservoirs interlacing the state, federal officials announced Friday.
Federal officials plan to evict Caspian terns from two man-made islands in the Columbia River Basin to protect endangered salmon and steelhead.
State and federal officials are trying to keep the Rio Grande flowing.
An annual tally found 31 fewer bald eagles this year in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area than in 2013, but the number was still the fifth-highest total since counts began in 1991, officials said.
The title of this book has a yesteryear quality, but Ronald Reagan's philosophy and actions about the environment are, if anything, more timely today than they were when he began defining them in his early years in politics.
The federal government strategy for protecting a pair of endangered fish species includes training them to "recognize and avoid predators" — a nearly half-million-dollar project funded with taxpayer money.
As someone who doesn't like to freeze to death or sweat uncontrollably, I enjoy this time of year. The mild temperatures, blooming flowers and amiable sunniness make the outdoors a great place to be. Which is why I stay indoors. The downside to good weather is that it brings people outside.
Climate change is likely to diminish already scarce water supplies in the Western United States, exacerbating problems for millions of water users in the West, according to a new government report.