Montana v. Wyoming

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20028
No(s). 137 (U.S. Feb 20, 2018)

The U.S. Supreme Court, in an unsigned judgment and decree, ordered Wyoming to pay Montana $20,340 in damages, plus $67,270.87 in costs, for reducing the amount of water available in the Tongue River in violation of the Yellowstone River Compact. The Compact protects pre-1950 appropriative rights to...