White House steps up efforts to address prolonged drought in West
The Biden administration has launched a working group focused on addressing drought conditions in the West as the region continues to suffer from a long period of water scarcity. The group, which will be co-chaired by the departments of the Interior and Agriculture, will work with state, local and tribal governments on community needs in weathering drought, according to a news release from the Interior Department.
- Reuters: White House moves to assist Western U.S. communities hit by drought
- U.S. Department of the Interior: White House Launches Drought Relief Working Group to Address Urgency of Western Water Crisis
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation: Reclamation providing $808,912 to California, Nebraska and Utah to prepare for future droughts
- KRCR: Klamath BasinTribes, stakeholders ask Biden Administration for Drought Disaster Relief