3 10, 2013

EPA/Corps Clean Water Act Rulemaking

By |October 3rd, 2013|Categories: WSWC Update|Tags: , , , , , |

On September 17, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers withdrew their proposed Clean Water Act (CWA) guidance.  At the same time, the agencies announced that they have submitted a draft rule to clarify CWA jurisdiction to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for interagency review. After the review,

10 09, 2013

NOAA Congressional Briefing Materials

By |September 10th, 2013|Categories: Media Coverage, Misc. Water News, WSWC Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We are debuting several new items highlighting programmatic data and monitoring needs in the West, as well as some of  the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) water programs that are valuable to western water management. Please enjoy! Data and Monitoring Needs for Western Water Management - 5MB NOAA Programs and Western Water Management -

8 02, 2013

Landsat, LDCM, TIRS and WSWC!!

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

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

25 01, 2013

WSWC Newsletter – January 25, 2013 – Issue #2019

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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

18 01, 2013

WSWC Newsletter – January 18, 2013 – Issue #2018

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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

4 01, 2013

WSWC Newsletter – January 4, 2013 – Issue #2016

By |January 4th, 2013|Categories: WSWC Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

31 12, 2012

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

By |December 31st, 2012|Categories: WSWC Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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

31 12, 2012

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

By |December 31st, 2012|Categories: WSWC Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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