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Panel to fund multiple water projects under Proposition 1
Panel to fund multiple water projects under Proposition 1
The California Water Commission received 12 applications for a combined $6.8 billion as it prepares to hand out $2.7 billion for storage projects. The panel wants to fund as many projects as possible.

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Final adjudication of Yakima water rights upcoming
Final adjudication of Yakima water rights upcoming
A Yakima County court has started the final review process before establishing water rights in the Yakima Basin next year, ending a 40-year-old court case.
Comments sought on Idaho plan to regulate water pollution
Idaho officials seek to shift control of permitting and enforcement aspects under the federal Clean Water Act to the state.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Hanford reservation
Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and now is engaged in a massive cleanup of nuclear wastes.
‘Zero’ chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018
January water levels at Lake Mead are expected to be 8 feet above the point that triggers a drought-shortage declaration
Settlement reached in Duarte Clean Water Act lawsuit
Settlement reached in Duarte Clean Water Act lawsuit
Farmer John Duarte has agreed to pay $330,000 in civil penalties and purchase $770,000 worth of mitigation credits to resolve a federal lawsuit after he was accused of plowing wetlands on his property in Tehama County, Calif.
Proposed copper mine’s permit application is ‘complete’
After three requests for more information, state environmental regulators say Tintina Montana has submitted a complete application for its proposed copper mine near White Sulphur Springs
Washington farm, Ecology settle irrigation fine
Washington farm, Ecology settle irrigation fine
Washington Ecology settles with Skagit County blueberry farm over illegal irrigation
Trump administration urged to convene ‘God squad’ on salmon protection
Trump administration urged to convene ‘God squad’ on salmon protection
The Columbia-Snake River Irrigators Association wants the government to convene a Cabinet-level committee with the power to allow exemptions to the Endangered Species Act.
Congressman questions plan to drain Lake Oroville for project
Congressman questions plan to drain Lake Oroville for project
Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., is questioning the degree to which state Department of Water Resources officials want to drain Lake Oroville this winter to accommodate reconstruction of the dam’s spillways.
Political dispute costs irrigation district $1.9 million
Political dispute costs irrigation district $1.9 million
A political dispute over healthcare taxes has prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to veto $1.9 million in funding for an irrigation efficiency project.

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