THURSDAY: Rep. Katie Porter, Interior Sec. Deb Haaland Presser on Boosting Southern California Drought Resiliency
Congresswoman, Interior Secretary will announce new funding to combat state’s worsening drought crisis, provide clean drinking water to families
Washington, August 16, 2022
IRVINE—On Thursday, August 18, Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-CA), U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton, and other federal, state, and local leaders will host a press conference on new efforts to protect families from California’s ongoing megadrought. Porter, Haaland, and Touton will announce reallocated federal dollars that will support water recycling and address worsening drought conditions in basins Orange County families depend on for clean drinking water, including the Colorado River.
Thursday, August 18, 2022
What: Media availability to announce Bipartisan Infrastructure Law drought resilience funding
Who: Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-CA); U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland; Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Camille Calimlim Touton; other federal, state, and local officials
When: 11:30 AM PT
Where: Irvine, California
Credentialized members of the media interested in attending should RSVP to Sally Tucker at Sally_Tucker@ios.doi.gov by 3 PM PT on August 16th. Additional information will be sent upon RSVP confirmation.