Tipton: Funding to save groundwater a priority

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

June 11, 2011

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., said it is a priority to maintain funding for a federal agricultural program that could help the San Luis Valley preserve groundwater. The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program funds are being looked at by valley water managers to help retire up to 40,000 acres of irrigated land in the north-central part of the valley…

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