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Owyhee irrigators conserve, hope for heavier winter
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Owyhee irrigators conserve, hope for heavier winter
Conversions to drip, sprinkler modes after 2012 drought paying off now

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Boise-area irrigation districts deal with trash dumped in canals
Boise-area irrigation districts deal with trash dumped in canals
Old furniture, TVs and other trash go into water canals.
New EPA acting chief signals more inclusive approach
New EPA acting chief signals more inclusive approach
The new acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency is signaling a more inclusive approach at the agency, telling staffers roiled by months of ethics allegations against his predecessor, "You will find me and my team ready to listen."
Owyhee Irrigation District eyes opportunities to modernize
Owyhee Irrigation District eyes opportunities to modernize
Grant funds system-wide study looking for greater efficiencies.
Nonprofit files plan to remove four Klamath dams
Nonprofit files plan to remove four Klamath dams
The Klamath River Renewal Corporation has filed its “Definite Plan” with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to remove four hydroelectric dams on the lower Klamath River.
EPA rollbacks already touching Americans’ lives
Pruitt, who resigned Thursday after months of ethics scandals, announced many of the policy changes quickly.
Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns
Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns
Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry executive, will assume the acting administrator position Monday.
Boat inspections stopping invasive mussels at Idaho border
Idaho officials say more boats carrying invasive mussels have been intercepted at inspection stations so far this year than for the entire boating seasons in each of the last five years
Review finds Hanford nuclear waste tanks at risk of leaking
An evaluation of nuclear waste storage tanks at the Hanford site in eastern Washington state indicates more of the newest tanks could be at risk of developing leaks
Drought officially returns to Western Washington
Drought officially returns to Western Washington
Western Washingon drought developing

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