High Court Takes Up Interstate River Battle

New York Times: The Supreme Court next week will wade into a dispute between Montana and Wyoming over water rights to two rivers that flow through both states. Montana claims Wyoming farmers and industries are using too much water in a region where it remains a scarce resource. At issue are the waters of the Powder and Tongue rivers, both tributaries of the Yellowstone River, which run into Montana from Wyoming. Rights to the water have long been settled via the Yellowstone River Compact, which was finalized......

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