Calif. governor signs historic groundwater bills; pumping will be limited
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) today signed legislation mandating for the first time statewide oversight of groundwater, a move that comes during a historic drought.
Watchdog backs Army Corps' actions in recent floods, drought
A government watchdog has backed the actions taken by the Army Corps of Engineers during the epic floods along the Missouri River in 2011 and a drought in 2012 and 2013.
Western governors launch drought initiative
The Western Governors' Association today announced the launch of a new West-wide initiative to prepare for and respond to impacts of drought on energy development, industry, agriculture and water supply.