Montana Supreme Court Affirms Water Compact With Crow Tribe

(December 31, 2015, 2:23 PM EST) -- HELENA, Mont. — For the second time, the Montana Supreme Court on Dec. 30 affirmed a state water court’s approval of a water allotment compact among the state, the Crow Tribe and the United States, finding that the water court used the proper legal standard of review in approving the compact (In Re: The Crow Water Compact, In the Matter of the Adjudication of Existing and Reserved Rights to the Use of Water, Both Surface and Underground, of the Crow Tribe of Indians of the State...
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