posted on May 22, 2015 at 4:10 PM
California regulators have accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought.
posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:09 PM
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste.
posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:23 PM
Farmers in California's drought-stricken Central Valley said Friday that the financial assistance President Barack Obama is delivering on his visit does not get to the heart of California's long-term water problems.
posted on February 14, 2014 at 3:09 PM
The federal government is setting aside $35 million over three years to help landowners conserve wetlands and grasslands in the five-state Prairie Pothole Region.
posted on November 27, 2013 at 5:00 PM
In the wake of the worst economic downturn since the Depression, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, grew dramatically. According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, the rates of participation and spending on...