Drought in the United States: Causes and Issues for Congress

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This report defines drought and discusses its background and cause in the United States. It looks in detail at the 2007-2009 California drought as well as drought in the American West in general. Lastly, it discusses the future of U.S. drought and how congressional policy can affect drought.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 12, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Folger, Peter

Specialist in Energy and Natural Resources Policy

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Cody, Betsy A.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

Creator (Author):
Carter, Nicole T.

Specialist in Natural Resources Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 12, 2012
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Place
United States
Description:

This report defines drought and discusses its background and cause in the United States. It looks in detail at the 2007-2009 California drought as well as drought in the American West in general. Lastly, it discusses the future of U.S. drought and how congressional policy can affect drought.

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25 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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