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The Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, D.C., is lowering water reductions for the Colorado River Basin States thanks to improved drought conditions for Lake Mead.
The Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, D.C., is lowering water reductions for the Colorado River Basin States thanks to improved drought conditions for Lake Mead.
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The IA joined NAW and more than 160 other business groups asking Congress to make permanent a 20% deduction for small businesses.  
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The Department of the Interior is initiating the process to develop future operating guidelines and strategies to protect the Colorado River.
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The Senate voted 53-43 to overturn the Biden administration's beleaguered Waters of the United States rule.
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Oral arguments were presented to the U.S. Supreme Court in Department of the Interior v. Navajo Nation and State of Arizona v. Navajo Nation on March 20.
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The Irrigation Association gathered leaders from around the country for the 2023 IA Fly-In, ad advocacy event held March 28-29.
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The Irrigation Association co-sponsored a side event with other organizations at the United Nations 2023 Water Conference.
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The Biden administration’s rule regarding the Waters of the United States went into effect March 20 in 48 states.
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The early March failure of Silicon Valley Bank could have an impact on irrigation technology and innovation, especially startups.  
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The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Washington, D.C., approved a joint resolution to overturn the Biden administration’s rule on the Waters of the United States Feb. 28.