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Review of the U.S. Department of Agriculture"s fiscal year 1990 water quality initiative

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture.

Review of the U.S. Department of Agriculture"s fiscal year 1990 water quality initiative

hearings before the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, June 21, 1989, Washington, DC, and June 30, 1989, Stephenville, TX.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research, and Foreign Agriculture.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality management -- United States.,
  • Groundwater -- Health aspects -- United States.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- United States.

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    Other titlesReview of the US Department of Agriculture"s fiscal year 1990 water quality initiative.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18032270M

    Top of Page. Water Supply. Matching satellite images show the decline in Lake Powell and the Colorado River between and NASA () Many areas of the United States, especially the West, currently face water shortages. The amount of water available in these areas is already limited, and demand will continue to rise as population grows.   Order Code RS Ma The FY Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Jim Monke Specialist in Agricultural Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division Summary The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requests $97 billion in budget authority for FY, including $76 billion in mandatory funds for food stamps, child nutrition, and farm subsidies.

    I. INTRODUCTION In FY , the Office of Water will continue to conduct evaluations of Regional water programs. The purpose of these reviews is to assess Regional success at achieving National program objectives for the year, and to help ensure National consistency in implementation of Federal laws and regulations. The USGS recently made available instant, customized updates about water conditions through its "WaterAlert" system. This system allows users to receive updates about river flows, groundwater levels, water temperatures, rainfall and water quality at more than 9, sites where the USGS collects real-time water information.

    This Budget Summary and Annual Performance Plan describes the fiscal year (FY) budget for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). All references to years refer to fiscal year, except where specifically noted. The funding estimates presented for FY are based on amounts provided by the Continuing Appropriations Act, , as amended. For example, thanks to Chinese consumers’ surging demand for beef, the country has emerged as one of the world’s largest beef importers, bringing in more than $ billion worth in China reopened its market to U.S. beef last summer and now high-quality U.S. steak is routinely selling for twice as much there as it does at home.


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