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Bruce Babbitt

Bruce Babbitt is a former governor of Arizona and served for 8 years as Secretary of the Interior in the Clinton administration. Since retiring from public life, Mr. Babbitt has worked for the World Wildlife fund among other conservation groups.


Articles

What do we owe wildland firefighters?

By Jonathon Golden

Vacancies, of course, limit how much federal firefighters can do. If Western communities want to be protected, they need to ensure that their firefighters receive better pay and benefits.

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HERE’S HOW TO SAVE THE COLORADO RIVER

By Bruce Babbitt

With this precedent, it’s time to create an Irrigation Reserve Program. To work, it must be voluntary, and farmers who participate must be adequately paid for the use of their irrigation rights.

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Here’s how to save the Colorado River

By Bruce Babbitt

“By retiring less than 10 per cent of this irrigated acreage from production, we could eliminate the existing million acre-foot overdraft on the Colorado River..”

Photo by John Gibbons, from Unsplash

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