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  • Failure of leadership, not a lack of water, dooms the Klamath River

    Only the federal government can find away to protect both salmon and farmers in the Northwest’s Klamath River watershed

  • Truce holds on the Platte River

    In an effort to avoid litigation, environmentalists and farmers come together with federal and state agencies to address a wildlife crisis on the Platte River

  • The Greening of the Plains

    A conservation movement is stirring on the Great Plains, but local farmers are stuck with a harsh reality: It still pays to plow up virgin prairie

  • The great Central Arizona Project funding switcheroo

    The state of Arizona and the federal government have long bickered over who should pay for the Central Arizona Project, but a recent agreement reduces the state’s share, and puts money toward funding Indian water projects

  • The New Water Czars

    In Arizona, a historic water deal could give the tiny, impoverished Gila River Indian Community a path back to its farming roots – and turn it into one of the West’s next big power brokers

  • News flash: Fish do need water

    Federal wildlife managers admit that the massive fish kill in the Klamath River in 2002 was caused, in part, by the diversion of water to farmers

  • Federal report supports Klamath farmers

    The National Research Council issues a report saying that irrigation shutoffs alone won’t save endangered salmon in the Klamath River Basin of Oregon and California

  • Clearing the air

    California farmers have long been exempt from the Clean Air Act, but that may change, as legislators and activists tackle the health and environmental problems linked to agriculture in the San Joaquin Valley

  • Connections to your kitchen

    Pesticides that endanger farmworkers are used to grow common foods like apples, potatoes and asparagus

  • Eco-farmers seek to grow habitat as well as crops

    Tim Holt wants "eco-farmers" to get federal bucks.

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