Professor Urges Incoming Biden Administration To Make Water Policy A Priority

Published: Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:47pm
Updated: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 2:25pm
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The continuing drought in Arizona and the Southwest has many of us thinking about water every day — from its quality to the amount we have available. A number of environmental issues — like climate change — have become extremely partisan. But water generally has not.

In an essay earlier this month, University of Wisconsin professor Manny Teodoro argues that water policy is the environmental issue the Biden administration should take up first in 2021 — in part, because it may be something Democrats and Republicans can agree on. 

The Show spoke with Teodoro for more about why he thinks it’s possible for both sides of the aisle to move forward together on water policy.

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