TITLE

Stream leases languish

AUTHOR(S)
Jenkins, Matt
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;3/5/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of some nonprofit organizations to restore instream flow in the U.S. It is viewed that private leasing of water-rights has helped solve the problem to some extent. In 1995, Montana's Legislature passed a bill that gave water-rights to Trout Unlimited Inc., and authorized them to lease their water to conservation groups for instream use. Thirty instream leases have been put by Trout and the nonprofit organization Montana Water Trust throughout the state. A similar bill in Utah's Legislature failed in February 2007 due to concerns about the Endangered Species Act.
ACCESSION #
24579093

 

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