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Governors support adequate funding for National Integrated Drought Informat...

Published on July 12, 2017
Western Governors have urged the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations to provide adequate funding for the National Integrated Drought Information System (...
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Governors support adequate funding for National Integrated Drought Informat...

Published on July 12, 2017

LETTER: Governors express support for National Integrated Drought Informati...

Published on June 30, 2017
On June 30, 2017, Western Governors sent a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen and Ranking Member Nita Lowey to e...
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LETTER: Governors express support for National Integrated Drought Informati...

Published on June 30, 2017

Governors offer recommendations to EPA and Army Corps regarding Waters of t...

Published on June 19, 2017
On June 19, 2017, Western Governors sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt and Acting Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corp...
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Governors offer recommendations to EPA and Army Corps regarding Waters of t...

Published on June 19, 2017

LETTER: Governors submit analysis and recommendations regarding WOTUS to EP...

Published on June 19, 2017
Western Governors sent a letter on June 19, 2017, to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and Acting Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of E...
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LETTER: Governors submit analysis and recommendations regarding WOTUS to EP...

Published on June 19, 2017

LETTER: Importance of Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program

Published on June 01, 2017
James D. Ogsbury, Executive Director of the Western Governors’ Association, reached out to members of the Western Delegation to highlight the importance of the Snow Surv...
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LETTER: Importance of Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting Program

Published on June 01, 2017

TESTIMONY: FY 2018 Appropriations for PILT, SRS, water data, air quality

Published on May 26, 2017
Western Governors' Association Executive Director James D. Ogsbury submitted testimony on May 26, 2017, to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations Subcommittee o...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

TESTIMONY: FY 2018 Appropriations for PILT, SRS, water data, air quality

Published on May 26, 2017

WGA testifies on H.R. 2371, Water Rights Protection Act Discussion Draft

Published on May 18, 2017
WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury offered testimony on May 18, 2017, on behalf of Western Governors before the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Pow...
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WGA testifies on H.R. 2371, Water Rights Protection Act Discussion Draft

Published on May 18, 2017

What’s next for California now that Gov. Jerry Brown has declared drought...

Published on April 11, 2017
UPDATE, May 2, 2017: The final seasonal survey by California officials in the Sierra Nevada mountains shows snowpack is twice its normal level.
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What’s next for California now that Gov. Jerry Brown has declared drought...

Published on April 11, 2017

LETTER: Letter: Governors offer analysis, recommendations to Army Corps on ...

Published on February 27, 2017
Western Governors sent a letter on Feb. 27, 2017, to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) about its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to govern the use of its reserv...
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LETTER: Letter: Governors offer analysis, recommendations to Army Corps on ...

Published on February 27, 2017

A WIIN for Western Governors: States to be Primary Regulators of Coal Ash

Published on December 22, 2016
On Dec. 16, 2016, President Barack Obama signed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN Act) into law. This comprehensive legislatio...
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A WIIN for Western Governors: States to be Primary Regulators of Coal Ash

Published on December 22, 2016

Policy Resolution 2017-04: Water Quality in the West

Published on December 14, 2016
Western Governors’ Association Policy Resolution 2017-04: States have jurisdiction over water resource allocation decisions and are responsible for balancing state ...
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Water

Policy Resolution 2017-04: Water Quality in the West

Published on December 14, 2016

Drought Update: One third of U.S. living with drought; Great Salt Lake turn...

Published on November 17, 2016
The U.S. Drought Monitor shows that drought is impacting one in three Americans this fall.
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Drought Update: One third of U.S. living with drought; Great Salt Lake turn...

Published on November 17, 2016

LETTER: Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

Published on November 16, 2016
The Western Governors' Association sent a letter on Nov. 16, 2016, to Congressional and Armed Services Committee Leaders to express concerns regarding efforts in Congress ...
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LETTER: Vessel Incidental Discharge Act

Published on November 16, 2016

Drought Update: California loses $600 million to drought, Lake Powell in pe...

Published on August 16, 2016
A new study reveals that California's historic drought will cost the state $603 million in 2016 and result in the loss of 4,700 jobs.
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Drought Update: California loses $600 million to drought, Lake Powell in pe...

Published on August 16, 2016

Western Governors applaud EPA decision to not add regulations for stormwate...

Published on June 28, 2016
Western Governors strongly support this week's decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that no additional regulations are needed to address stormwa...
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Western Governors applaud EPA decision to not add regulations for stormwate...

Published on June 28, 2016

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