On May 26, 2016, Senator Tester introduced the CSKT Water Compact to the U.S. Senate hoping to get the conversation started on the controversial compact. Kudos to Senator Tester for taking action to move the CSKT water compact another step forward! Read more about the CSKT water compact and its introduction.
Montana Trout Unlimited supports the CSKT water compact as a permanent resolution to water use issues in the region. Read Montana Trout Unlimited’s full position on CSKT water compact.
Montana delegates split on defense of Clean Water Act amendment. Read Montana TU state council president, Chris Schustrom’s letter regarding Montana’s Congressional delegate’s defense against an attack on the Clean Water Act. Sen. Jon Tester continued his strong support for clean water by voting against an unsuccessful amendment to weaken Clean Water rules. Sen. Steve Daines voted to pass the amendment, which could jeopardize the health of many Montana headwater streams. The amendment now goes to the U.S. House where Rep. Ryan Zinke will have an opportunity to do the right thing for our state’s clean water. Read more in the Missoulian, the Billings Gazette, and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.
On May 22, head on over to the Ten Mile Creek Brewery at 48 N. Last Chance Gulch in Helena from 5-8 p.m. to get your Smith River pint glass and a beer for $10. Now’s the time to step up to help save the Smith and it’s not bad when you can get a beer to boot.