Why a deal to conserve Colorado River water may make future deals more difficult to come by
Money from the Inflation Reduction Act approved earlier this year sets aside more than $1 billion for programs aimed at conserving Colorado River water. But, new reporting from Politico finds that may make it more difficult to negotiate deals to save water down the road. Annie Snider covers water issues for Politico, and joined The Show to explain. … So what is this dynamic at work here where this money that is setting aside, basically for saving water on the Colorado river, may be making it harder to create these similar kinds of deals down the down the road in the future? ANNIE SNIDER: Yeah, so I think to understand what happened here, you have to kind of go back a year, where we were at a incredibly dire moment along the Colorado River.
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