U.S. Congress tackles severe drought in the West

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U.S. Congress tackles severe drought in the West

Water scarcity threatens farmers, rural communities relying on groundwater in Four Corners
A prolonged drought across the West has lawmakers considering a bill that would give state governments and Native American tribes the right to declare drought emergencies to access federal relief funds. States could then use the money to improve groundwater access by drilling wells into aquifers.

U.S. Congress tackles severe drought in the West

A prolonged drought across the West has lawmakers considering a bill that would give state governments and Native American tribes the right to declare drought emergencies to access federal relief funds. States could then use the money to improve groundwater access by drilling wells into aquifers.
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