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Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule
The proposed repeal is the latest in a series of Trump moves to undo President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy.

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Governor declares drought emergency in eastern Montana
Bullock says farmers and ranchers are feeling the effects after a winter of below-average rain and snow.
House members urge Trump to renegotiate Columbia River Treaty
House members urge Trump to renegotiate Columbia River Treaty
Four Washington and three Oregon members of Congress ask President Trump to start negotiating with Canada for an updated Columbia River Treaty.
Military Airstrips Are Poisoning People’s Wells
Washington state’s plan to deal with the water supply problem is six years behind schedule.
North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner joins call for emergency CRP haying and grazing
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows all of North Dakota being either abnormally dry or in some stage of drought.
New Treasure Valley water group taking on raft of issues
New Treasure Valley water group taking on raft of issues
The Treasure Valley Water Users Association is involved in many effort5s, including one to obtain state funding to help farmers and ranchers in the area implement best management practices to improve water quality.
Land commissioner halts oil- and gas-related well easements
The Ogallala aquifer is a source of drinking water serving Hobbs and other cities in southeastern New Mexico.
Official says more Hanford nuke mishaps likely
The U.S. Energy Department's top official at Washington state's severely contaminated Hanford Nuclear Reservation says future accidental nuclear radiation releases are likely because of aging site's infrastructure and inadequate cleanup funding
Snowbound California roads still getting a major plow job
Crews have been digging, blowing and blasting for months — and the work is not finished.
Oregon water rights transaction fee hike gains traction
Oregon water rights transaction fee hike gains traction
A bill proposing to raise fees on many Oregon water rights transactions by nearly 16 percent has unanimously cleared the Subcommittee on Natural Resources of the Joint Committee on Ways and Means.
Senate presses McLerran on What’s Upstream
Senate presses McLerran on What’s Upstream
Dennis McLerran hearing

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