LETTER: Western Governors advocate reauthorization of drought program


Western Governors urge House leadership to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) program under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Aug. 29, 2018 outreach to Committee on Science, Space and Technology Chairman Lamar Smith and Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson urged the Committee to make its reauthorization a legislative priority in 2018, reminding that “the NIDIS program represents a vital tool in western water management, promoting a coordinated and integrated approach to coping with future drought.” Read, download the letter.


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