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Senate Passes Energy Policy Modernization Act

Issue Alert provided by Family Farm Alliance: Issue Alert! April 20, 2016 Senate Passes Energy Policy Modernization Act Natural Resources Amendment Includes Several Western Water Provisions Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate earlier today passed S. 2012, the “Energy Policy Modernization Act” on an 85-12 roll call vote, after an important natural resources title was […]

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Senate Measure to Stop Obama’s Water Rule Fails

Senate measure to stop Obama water rule fails By Devin Henry – 04/21/16 12:28 PM EDT Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a Republican effort to prevent further spending on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule designed to establish federal regulatory control over small waterways. The measure, from Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.), failed to meet the […]

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President Obama’s Memo For a Federal Drought Plan

Obama rolls out federal drought plan AN E&E PUBLISHING SERVICE WHITE HOUSE: Obama rolls out federal drought plan Hannah Hess, E&E reporter Published: Monday, March 21, 2016 With drought gripping more than 12 percent of the Lower 48 states, President Obama today used his executive powers to expand federal efforts to reduce the nation’s vulnerability […]

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“God Squad” Invoked Against Endangered California Fish in House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing

Lawmakers invoke God Squad against imperiled Calif. fish Emily Yehle, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe said yesterday that it was “reasonable” for the administration to consider removing federal protections for the delta smelt in the face of California’s drought. The delta smelt — a tiny fish […]

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Two House Members Launch Municipal Finance Caucus

MUNICIPAL BONDS FOR AMERICA Two House Members Launch Municipal Finance Caucus   Today, Congressmen Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) announced the formation of the Municipal Finance Caucus, a bi-partisan caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The intent of the caucus is to bring greater focus to state and local finance issues and, importantly, […]

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USDOT Requests Applications for $800 Million New FASTLANE Grant Program

DOT 19-16 Friday, February 26, 2016 Contact: DOT Press Office Tel.: (202) 366-4570 pressoffice@dot.gov USDOT Requests Applications for $800 Million New FASTLANE Grant Program WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced that it is now soliciting applications for the Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) […]

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  • February 19, 2016
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Bureau of Reclamation Funding Opportunity for Water Reclamation Research Under Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program

Commissioner’s Office Washington, DC Media Contact: Peter Soeth, psoeth@usbr.gov, 303-445-3615 For Immediate Release:  Feb. 18, 2016 Bureau of Reclamation Funding Opportunity for Water Reclamation Research Under Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Program WASHINGTON – The Bureau of Reclamation has made a new funding opportunity available for water entities in the Western United States to […]

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