As the Montana Water Rights Protection Act awaits action in Washington, D.C., here’s where key players stand.
“This discussion that the water is a treaty right is wrong,” Olszewski said Wednesday.
The event is billed, in part, as an opportunity to explore whether Montana would be better served by annual sessions.
Bullock created the council with an executive order last July to secure citizen input on a statewide direction for grizzly management.
The Navajo Nation announced Tuesday that it will not provide financial bond backing for a tribal-owned company’s recent purchase of Montana’s Spring Creek coal mine and two other mines in Wyoming.
“I envision the auditor’s office being a watchdog consumer protection agency, where it’s going after bad-faith actors and holding them accountable,” Morigeau says.
Montana’s largest coal mine suspended operations Thursday, after a permitting impasse between the Montana Department of Environmental Quality and the Navajo Transitional Energy Company.