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Landsat, LDCM, TIRS and WSWC!!

On February 11, 2013 NASA will launch its Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. The Western States Water Council's efforts over nearly a decade helped to ensure federal funding for a thermal infrared sensor/TIRS imager to be included in the LDCM. The Landsat earth observation series of satellite has

By |February 8th, 2013|Categories: Media Coverage, WSWC Update|Tags: , , , , |

WSWC Newsletter – January 25, 2013 – Issue #2019

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) This edition discusses a recent BLM decision to revise its draft rule for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands, House committee assignments for the 113th Congress, the introduction

WSWC Newsletter – January 18, 2013 – Issue #2018

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) This edition discusses Utah Governor and WGA Chairman Gary Herbert's Energy Development Summit, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack's decision to continue in his current post during President

WSWC Newsletter – January 4, 2013 – Issue #2016

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) The latest newsletter discusses the winter 2013 Quarterly Climate Impacts and Outlook from the WGA and NOAA, possible EPA Clean Water Act rulemaking, the decommissioning of Landsat

WSWC Newsletter – Dec. 28, 2012 – Issue#2015

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) The latest WSWC missive reflects on the tenure of outgoing EPA director Lisa Jackson, the release of an EPA progress report on hydraulic fracturing, OPM human resources

WSWC Newsletter – Dec. 21, 2012 – Issue#2014

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) The latest newsletter dispatch contains an update on hydraulic fracturing regulation, USACE operations of the Missouri River for commercial navigation, congressional committee assignments, a bill to reauthorize

WSWC Newsletter – Dec. 14, 2012 – Issue#2013

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) The latest of all items 'newsletter worthy' presents a summary of the National Drought Forum, held in Washington D.C. on Nov. 12 - 13, 2012, a memo

WSWC Newsletter – Dec. 7, 2012 – Issue#2012

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) The latest newsletter touts the publication of the Western Governors' Association and WSWC's join project report, titled, "Water Transfers in the West: Projects, Trends, and Leading Practices

WSWC Newsletter – Nov. 30, 2012 – Issue#2011

If you are a newsletter subscriber, please click here for the latest newsletter from WSWC. (A password is required. Please contact Julie at jgroat (at) wswc.utah.gov to begin your subscription.) The latest newsletter provides an update on NOAA's GOES-R Series Program, new standards issued by the EPA on recreation water quality, congressional committee changes related to water

WGA releases the ‘Water Transfers in the West’ report

“Voluntary water transfers have occurred for decades,” said Governor Gary R. Herbert (Utah), Chairman of the Western Governors’ Association. “But with so many new citizens and industries settling in the water-scarce West, now is the time to evaluate how we use transfers in our approach to providing water.” The report, titled Water Transfers in the

By |December 3rd, 2012|Categories: WSWC Publications|Tags: , , |