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Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act Of 2016, United States 114th Congress Dec 2016

Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act Of 2016, United States 114th Congress

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Federal Legislation: Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act of 2016, in Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, Title III, Subtitle G. PL 114-322, ** Stat. *** (Dec. 16, 2016). This Act authorizes, ratifies, and confirms the water rights compact between the Blackfeet Nation and Montana dated April 15, 2009, as modified to be consistent with this subtitle. The Act relates to the Blackfeet Nation’s water rights in the Milk River, Milk River Project, St. Mary River, instream flow rights, and rights in Lake Elwell and any water rights arising out of MT state law. The legislation authorized $422 million in funding ...


Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma And The Chickasaw Nation Water Settlement, United States 114th Congress Dec 2016

Choctaw Nation Of Oklahoma And The Chickasaw Nation Water Settlement, United States 114th Congress

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Federal Legislation; Parties: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Chickasaw Nation, City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. Purposes, pp 169-170; Definitions, pp. 170-2; Approval of Settlement Agreement, pp. 172-3; Approval of Amended Storage Contract & 1974 Storage Contract, pp.173-5; Settlement Area Waters, pp. 175-7; City Permit for Appropriation of Surface Water from the Kiamichi River, p. 177; Settlement Commission, pp. 177-8; Waivers and Releases of Claims, pp. 178-183; Enforceability Date, pp. 183-5; Jurisdiction, Waivers of Immunity for Interpretation and Enforcement, pp. 185-6; Disclaimers, pp. 186-7. [Source: Government Printing Office http://www.gpo.gov]


Partial Final Judgment And Decree On The Water Rights Of Taos Pueblo, Usdc, Dcnm Feb 2016

Partial Final Judgment And Decree On The Water Rights Of Taos Pueblo, Usdc, Dcnm

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Court Decree: Partial Final Judgment and Decree on the Water Rights of Taos Pueblo: Parties: Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, USA, Town of Taos, Taos Valley Acequia Association, El Prado Water and Sanitation District, 12 Mutual Domestic Water Consumer Associations. Recitals; Approval of Settlement Agreement; Contract Rights to Water from San Juan - Chama Project; Historic and Existing Use Water Rights; Historically Irrigated Acreage; Municipal, Domestic, and Industrial Use; Livestock Use; Groundwater Rights; Disclaimers; Records of Water Use; Change of Use; Rights Held in Trust; Conclusions; Entry and Modification of Decree. 38 Exhibits: 5973-1 Taos Pueblo Settlement Agreement; 5973-2, Att. 1 Buffalo ...