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Agricultural coalition asks for effective drought fund deployment

· August 29, 2022

Last week, the Western Agricultural Coalition sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and the Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille Calimlin Touton warning them of the potential for rural economic upheaval without effective deployment of drought response funding. The coalition, which consists of seven agricultural organizations, offered assistance in effectively implementing the $4 billion set aside by the Inflation Reduction Act.

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