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U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, will run for a third term.

Two Idaho lawmakers are sponsoring a bill that would make it easier to recharge aquifers using water on federal land.

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch and U.S. Rep. Russ Fulcher, both Republicans, introduced the Aquifer Recharge Flexibility Act last week. It has been referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources and House Natural Resources committees.

A bill being sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jim Risch and U.S. Rep. Russ Fulcher to authorize the use of more water on federal lands for aquifer recharge.

Reporter Nathan Brown can be reached at 208-542-6757. Follow him on Twitter: @NateBrownNews.

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