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A land-use and natural resources bill that includes authorization of Phase III of the Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan passed the U.S. House, 363 to 62, on Feb. 26.
The bill passed the Senate on Feb. 12, so it now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature.
KENNEWICK, Wash. — A bill to transfer title of U.S. Bureau of Reclamation irrigation assets to the Kennewick Irrigation District has been introduced again in the U.S. House by Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash.
A new agreement aims to boost salmon populations and preserve inexpensive power in hopes of ending a decades-long legal battle over the future of the four lower Snake River dams.
The House budget proposal for the Hanford nuclear reservation next year would add almost $54 million to the amount requested by the Trump administration.
The additional money is the result of work by Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., along with two other Hanford supporters on the House Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee...
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress aimed at saving the Snake River dams in Washington state.
The bill — introduced by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers with Rep. Dan Newhouse, both R-Wash., and others — would keep in place the Federal Columbia River Biological Opinion, or BiOp, until 2022. It’s a plan created by a collaboration of federal agencies, states and tribes to protect salmon while operating dams...
Yakima, WA – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced their endorsement of Congressman Dan Newhouse’s re-election. The U.S. Chamber is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region...