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Dale Maharidge: The Colorado River is running dry, but nobody wants to talk about the mud

It’s time to drill holes in Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River and empty Lake Powell.
States at impasse as Colorado River water deadline arrives

States at impasse as Colorado River water deadline arrives; pressure builds on California

The seven states that depend on the Colorado River have missed a Jan. 31 federal deadline for reaching a regionwide consensus on how to sharply reduce water use, raising the likelihood of more friction as the West grapples with how to take less supplies from the shrinking river.

As the Colorado River shrinks, Washington prepares to spread the pain

As the Colorado River shrinks, Washington prepares to spread the pain

The seven states that rely on the river for water are not expected to reach a deal on cuts. It appears the Biden administration will have to impose reductions.
U.S. government imposes new Colorado River restrictions

As talks on Colorado River water falter, U.S. government imposes new restrictions

After Colorado River Basin states failed to meet a deadline for emergency drought reductions Tuesday, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced new emergency water cuts.

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A new round of Colorado River cuts is announced

In response to dwindling supplies of water from the drought-ravaged Colorado River, the federal government on Tuesday announced a new round of cuts in the amount two states can take from the river.

The Bureau of Reclamation’s $4 billion drought question
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The Bureau of Reclamation’s $4 billion drought question

The Inflation Reduction Act provides the agency with more than twice its annual budget for drought response.
Tribes in the Colorado River basin say they're 'in the dark' as states discuss water conservation
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Tribes in the Colorado River basin say they're 'in the dark' as states discuss water conservation

As states consider their response to the federal government's call for 2-4 million acre-feet of water conservation, tribal groups say their voices aren't being heard.
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