Rob McDonald http://mtpr.org en Lawmakers, public still divided on Flathead water compact http://mtpr.org/post/lawmakers-public-still-divided-flathead-water-compact <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A committee of state lawmakers said this week they still don’t they have enough information to recommend passage of the long-awaited Flathead Water Rights Compact.</span></p><p>The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation submitted a report to the Water Policy Interim Committee which was intended to answer lawmaker’s questions about the compact after the document was tabled by the 2013 Legislature. Committee Chairman Sen. Chas Vincent (R-Libby) said the report did not fully accomplish that goal.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 04:33:00 +0000 Dan Boyce 13425 at http://mtpr.org Lawmakers, public still divided on Flathead water compact What happens now with the Flathead Water Compact? http://mtpr.org/post/what-happens-now-flathead-water-compact <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(55, 55, 55); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;">The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are now mulling their options after the 2013 Montana Legislature failed to pass the Flathead Water Rights Compact; but CSKT officials are hopeful the agreement can be passed by the 2015 Legislature.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 15:09:37 +0000 Dan Boyce 2131 at http://mtpr.org What happens now with the Flathead Water Compact?