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Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging Federal Takeover Of Flathead Water Project

(September 11, 2015, 3:48 PM EDT) -- MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana federal judge on Aug. 19 granted the United States’ motion to dismiss a lawsuit by the Flathead Irrigation District that attempted to stop federal resumption of the Flathead Irrigation Project (Flathead Irrigation District, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., No. 14-88, D. Mont., Missoula Div.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109728).

(Flathead order available. Document #95-150910-027R.)

The Flathead Irrigation Project supplies irrigation to about 127,000 acres of agricultural land on the Flathead Native American Reservation. In 2010, the U.S. Bureau of...
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