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By Tim Leeds 

Resolution supporting St. Mary Diversion repair passes Montana House

Transmitted to Senate; congressional delegation expresses support


Last updated 2/25/2021 at 11:51am

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The site where work is being done in late August on Drop 5 of the St. Mary Diversion and Conveyance Works next to the North Fork of the Milk River is seen from overhead.

The Montana House of Representatives unanimously sent to the Senate a resolution urging authorization of funding and work to repair "the lifeline of the Hi-Line."

The bill, with primary sponsor Rep. Casey Knudsen, R-Malta, and 23 other sponsors including Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy, D-Box Elder, and Sens. Mike Lang, R-Malta, and Russ Tempel, R-Chester, directs the state government to support funding for the repair and replacement of the St. Mary Diversion and Milk River Project immediately and ask for appropriation funding to complete the much-needed repairs and replacement of the diversion a...

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