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Klamath Basin Farming

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    Jes Burns
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    OPB
    The Klamath Basin has been plagued by drought and a lack of water for years, and issues persist. The effects are far-reaching for tribes, ranchers, farmers, waterfowl advocates, and people who rely on residential wells.
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    Jes Burns
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    OPB
    The Bureau of Reclamation announced the second-lowest irrigation supply ever to the Klamath Project along the Oregon-California border on Monday. The agency, tasked with delivering water to farms, indicated that it will likely be unable to fully meet Endangered Species Act requirements for ailing fish populations in the Klamath River Basin this spring and summer.