Montana Ag Needs Action on CSKT Water Compact
May 30, 2018
Jay Bodner, Montana Stockgowers Association Interim Executive Vice President
Water rights are the cornerstone of our agricultural economy. Without certainty, protection for existing water right holders, and a plan to define the federally reserved water rights of the tribes, Montana’s water users would be forced to foot the bill for decades of costly litigation and risk losing their existing water rights.
That’s why we support the CSKT Water Compact and why we believe it is critical that our Congressional delegation act now to ratify the agreement that was passed by the Montana State Le...