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Memorandum Opinion Re Assiniboine And Sioux Tribes Of Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Water Court Of State Of Montana Aug 2001

Memorandum Opinion Re Assiniboine And Sioux Tribes Of Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Water Court Of State Of Montana

Native American Water Rights Settlement Project

Post Settlement Court Opinion: Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, MT, Montana, Montana Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission, United States. Opinion disposes of three objections to settlement/Compact. It concludes that Compact is analogous to consent decree; objector has the initial burden of production; standard for approving a consent decree is that it is at least fair, adequate and reasonable, made in good faith, with arms-length negotiations and conforms to applicable laws; settlement must be in public’s interest but not necessarily in the public’s best interest, if otherwise reasonable; objectors must show that they claimed rights are …


Agenda: Boundaries And Water: Allocation And Use Of A Shared Resource, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 1989

Agenda: Boundaries And Water: Allocation And Use Of A Shared Resource, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Boundaries and Water: Allocation and Use of a Shared Resource (Summer Conference, June 5-7)

Conference organizers and/or faculty included University of Colorado School of Law professors David H. Getches, Lawrence J. MacDonnell and Charles F. Wilkinson.

Boundaries and Water: Allocation and Use of a Shared Resource is the topic of the Center's annual summer program on water this June. Most of the major rivers in the western United States are shared between two or more states. Often tribal governments play an important role in water allocation and use decisions. International considerations also may be involved in some cases. These interjurisdictional issues extend to groundwater as well as surface water.

This conference will provide the …


A Critical Look At Wyoming Water Law, Mark Squillace Jan 1989

A Critical Look At Wyoming Water Law, Mark Squillace

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Water Marketing In Wyoming, Mark Squillace Jan 1989

Water Marketing In Wyoming, Mark Squillace

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Joint Statement Of Department Of Water Resources Of Arizona, Colorado River Board Of California, And Colorado River Commission Of Nevada On House Bill 2642 Before The Committee On Interior And Insular Affairs House Of Representatives, Myron B. Holbert Jun 1988

Joint Statement Of Department Of Water Resources Of Arizona, Colorado River Board Of California, And Colorado River Commission Of Nevada On House Bill 2642 Before The Committee On Interior And Insular Affairs House Of Representatives, Myron B. Holbert

Natural Resource Development in Indian Country (Summer Conference, June 8-10)

43 pages.


Management And Marketing Of Indian Water: From Conflict To Pragmatism, David H. Getches Jan 1988

Management And Marketing Of Indian Water: From Conflict To Pragmatism, David H. Getches

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Water Use Efficiency: The Value Of Water In The West, David H. Getches Jan 1987

Water Use Efficiency: The Value Of Water In The West, David H. Getches

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Putting Indian Reservation Water Rights To Use, Richard B. Collins Jun 1985

Putting Indian Reservation Water Rights To Use, Richard B. Collins

Western Water Law in Transition (Summer Conference, June 3-5)

10 pages.


Agenda: Western Water Law In Transition, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center Jun 1985

Agenda: Western Water Law In Transition, University Of Colorado Boulder. Natural Resources Law Center

Western Water Law in Transition (Summer Conference, June 3-5)

Conference organizers and/or faculty included University of Colorado School of Law professors James N. Corbridge, Jr., Lawrence J. MacDonnell, Richard B. Collins, David H. Getches and Charles F. Wilkinson.

The prior appropriation doctrine has governed the allocation and use of water in the western United States since the 1850s. The shifting nature of water demand is bringing about changes in the traditional legal system. This conference will consider the fundamental principles of the prior appropriation doctrine together with the important new developments in the law now underway throughout the West.


The Future Course Of The Winters Doctrine, Richard B. Collins Jan 1985

The Future Course Of The Winters Doctrine, Richard B. Collins

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Indian Allotment Water Rights, Richard B. Collins Jan 1985

Indian Allotment Water Rights, Richard B. Collins

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Allotted tribal lands create troublesome questions for western water lawyers. In this article the author reviews the history of basic Indian reservation water rights created by the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Winters v. United States. He then explains the disposition of those rights when reservation lands are allotted. Finally, he discusses the difficult issues that arise when allotted lands pass from the federal trust become subject to state law, and are transferred to non-Indians.


Western Water Law In Transition, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1985

Western Water Law In Transition, Charles F. Wilkinson

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Federal And Indian Reserved Rights: Outline, Robert S. Pelcyger Jun 1981

Federal And Indian Reserved Rights: Outline, Robert S. Pelcyger

Water Resources Allocation: Laws and Emerging Issues: A Short Course (Summer Conference, June 8-11)

6 pages.


Perspectives On Water And Energy In The American West And In Indian Country, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1981

Perspectives On Water And Energy In The American West And In Indian Country, Charles F. Wilkinson

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