Senate testimony calls for fundamental changes to U.S. water policy

Outlet: Western Farm Press

December 13, 2011

Pacific Institute President Dr. Peter Gleick presented a set of recommendations to Congress on for a more effective and sustainable 21st-century national water policy. Dr. Gleick, one of the world’s leading experts on freshwater issues, testified before the Subcommittee on Water and Power of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources that coordinated federal planning for water is needed in the face of new water challenges such as climate change, unregulated or inadequately regulated pollutants, and decaying physical water infrastructure…

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