Montana Wants Remedies Phase; Wyoming Wants Judgment In Interstate Water Case
Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 11:34 AM EDT) -- STANFORD, Calif. — Montana says its case against Wyoming for diverting too much water from the Tongue River Reservoir for two years should proceed to a remedies phase, while Wyoming says the U.S. Supreme Court should enter judgment now (State of Montana v. State of Wyoming, et al., No. 137, Original, U.S. Sup.).
In December, Special Master Barton H. “Buzz” Thompson Jr. of Stanford Law School in Stanford estimated that Wyoming is liable to Montana for only $14,000 worth of excess water taken in two out...