Salmon, Idaho – A former Idaho governor is suing the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) over its plan to ship spent fuel from out-of-state commercial nuclear reactors to a laboratory in the state, claiming the shipment could endanger drinking water.
CalTAP offers onsite technical assistance, free workshops and fairs, and other resources for water professionals throughout the state.
Nitrate can cause health problems if present in public or private water supplies in amounts greater than the drinking water standard set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s Tribal Circuit Rider Program provides hands-on technical assistance and training to Native Americans tribes to ensure members have access to safe drinking water.
Four of the states that get their water from the Colorado River – Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming – should reduce demand as the drought continues, say federal regulators.