Western Heat Wave
Triggers Wildfires and Power Outages
Soaring temperatures, high winds and widespread lightning strikes have sparked wildfires that have burned more than 2 million acres, mostly in the western United States. The related, unusually high energy demands across the West – particularly in California – have also demonstrated hydropower’s integral role as a renewable, reliable, abundant, carbon-free source of electricity.
CLICK HERE to read more about these matters and other issues of importance to Western irrigated agriculture:
- Washington State Alliance Members Tour Klamath Project
- Reclamation Delivers California Water Supply
- FWS Advances New Definition of “Habitat”
- Army Corps Proposes New Nationwide Permits
- EPA Moves Forward With WOTUS Guidance; Litigation Continues
- Rep. Harder, Sen. Feinstein Introduce Airborne Snow Observation Bill
- NACSAA Webinar Looks at House Climate Committee Report
- Coronavirus Update: Ag Impacts and Federal Response Efforts
- NRCS Releases FY 2020 RCPP Program
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