Oregon gov declares drought emergency as snow pack levels drop

Reuters: Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a drought emergency on Tuesday in two rural Oregon counties, with more expected in the coming weeks, as the state suffers abnormally low snow pack levels. The declarations in Oregon come as much of the U.S. West grapples with severe drought conditions. Last week Washington state Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought emergency across three regions of that state. And California is in its fourth year of a drought that has forced sharp cutbacks in irrigation......

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