Entries by Delaney Nelson

Dry: A Weekly Western Drought Digest — August 16, 2022

The House passes the Inflation Reduction Act, which allocates $4 billion to the Bureau of Reclamation.

Speaking of Water: Climatologist Curtis Riganti Discusses the US Drought Monitor

Curtis Riganti, climatologist at the National Drought Mitigation Center, speaks with Delaney Nelson, Circle of Blue reporting intern, about the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map.

Dry: A Weekly Western Drought Digest — August 9, 2022

The U.S. Senate passes a major climate bill, which includes $4 billion to tackle drought.

Dry: A Weekly Western Drought Digest — August 2, 2022

The U.S. House of Representatives passes a wildfire and drought package to address declining water levels and dry conditions.

Dry: A Weekly Western Drought Digest — July 26, 2022

The Albuquerque stretch of the Rio Grande is drying up for the first time in almost 40 years.

Dry: A Weekly Western Drought Digest — July 19, 2022

45 percent of the U.S. and Puerto Rico is in drought, a 14 percent increase since mid-June.