Drought Information System Oversight

Witnesses testified on drought monitoring and predictions.They urged Congress to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information… read more

Witnesses testified on drought monitoring and predictions.They urged Congress to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System. Other recommendations included improving early-warning drought predictions, long-term drought predictions, a national scale water model, and better water-monitoring systems. They also discussed the impact of drought on the economy and businesses, and increased cost of corn and soybean crops.

At the time of the hearing nearly two-thirds of the U.S was experiencing moderate to severe drought conditions. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Drought Information System Oversight

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Program ID:
307245-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 25, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 30, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jul 25, 2012 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 26, 2012 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 26, 2012 | 7:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 26, 2012 | 10:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2012 | 3:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2012 | 6:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 2012 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 30, 2012 | 2:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 30, 2012 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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