January 2021 Monthly Briefing

January 2021 Monthly Briefing

2021-01-Monthly-Briefing-JanuaryDownload President Biden’s first ten days in office were marked by numerous executive actions focused on tackling his Administration’s top priorities: the COVID-19 pandemic, the related economic crisis, racial justice, and the threat of...
December 2020 Monthly Briefing

December 2020 Monthly Briefing

Trump signs spending bill with Western water provisions 2020-12-Monthly-Briefing-DecemberDownload Days after suggesting he wouldn’t, President Trump on December 28 averted a government shutdown and signed a massive year-end spending and COVID-19 relief deal into...
Monthly Briefing – October 2020

Monthly Briefing – October 2020

President Trump Signs Executive Order On Water Resource Management and Infrastructure President Donald Trump earlier this month signed an Executive Order (EO) on “Modernizing America’s Water Resource Management and Water Infrastructure.” This historic action ensures...

Monthly Briefing – September 2020

The American West is Burning Searing temperatures, extreme winds, and widespread lightning strikes (and, in some cases – arson) have ignited wildfires that have charred more than 7.5 million acres in the country this summer, much of it in the West. Local water...