With President Joe Biden’s $2.7 trillion infrastructure plan in its beginning stages, western water interests and conservation groups are pushing for massive investments in water storage, conveyance and conservation projects to fix aging infrastructure and address persistent drought.
The Senate is set to OK President Joe Biden’s nominees for Interior secretary and U.S. Trade Representative this week, while the House looks to jump-start a congressional debate over immigration reform and farm labor.
Climate policy is one of the six focus areas tonight in the second and final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Other debate issues include national security and the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today unveiled a new strategy for managing catastrophic wildfires that emphasizes greater cooperation with the states to identify priorities for targeted treatment in areas with the highest payoffs.