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Federal agency warns Colorado River Basin water usage could be cut as drought worsens

By: - June 14, 2022 1:48 pm
Colorado River

The Colorado River as it flows around Horseshoe Bend on June 23, 2021 in Page. The Bureau of Reclamation says it will unilaterally reduce water usage in the Colorado River Basin if state and tribal leaders can’t reach an agreement this summer. Photo by Justin Sullivan | Getty Images

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.