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Wednesday meeting will focus on St. Mary Diversion

A group that wants to rebuild the system that diverts water to the Milk River will meet Wednesday to strategize about how to proceed with the project.

The working group, headed by Lt. Gov. Karl Ohs, has discussed asking Congress to fund a study about who benefits from the St. Mary Diversion. That focus may change as a result of the meeting, said Paul Azevedo of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, who is the state coordinator for the St. Mary rehabilitation project.

U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg will attend the meeting, which is open to the public. Rehberg is scheduled to...


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