$100 Million Funding Bill for St. Mary/Milk River passes out of Senate Natural Resource Committee, Work still to be done


July 21, 2021

This massive leak in the St. Mary diversion damn received a temporary fix earlier this spring and showcases the need for an extensive overhaul of the entire project.

Montana Senators John Tester and Steve Daines released press statements regarding the Bi-partisan Bill designed to provide as much as 100 Million Dollars to repair the Milk River Irrigation Project/St. Mary's Diversion Dam has made it out of the Senates Natural Resource Committee.

The G20 Group passed the bi-partisan legislation by a 13-7 vote. In his press release Senator Tester stated, ""Today is a historic step forward in making long-overdue and critically needed investments in the Milk River Project and provide water certainty for folks living and working on the Hi-Line," said Tester. "...

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