Secretary Glickman and weather experts spoke to reporters about the drought currently affecting large areas in the Northeast. They… read more
Secretary Glickman and weather experts spoke to reporters about the drought currently affecting large areas in the Northeast. They reported that the drought is the most severe on record, that the situation will probably not be remedied for the immediate future, and that much more needs to be done to prepare for droughts in the future. close
People in this video
- James Baker Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.
- Dan Glickman Secretary Department of Agriculture
- Tom Grau Deputy Undersecretary Department of Agriculture->Farm Services
- Robert Mallett Deputy Secretary (Former) Department of Commerce
- Barbara Semedo Director National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.->Public Affairs
- Rich Tinker Meteorologist National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.
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