First round of Milk River Project funding announced
Tester secured up to $100 million for the project in bipartisan infrastructure bill
Last updated 1/17/2022 at 12:23pm
A project started more than two decades ago to rebuild what has been called "The Lifeline of the Hi-Line" is getting some movement.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., announced Friday that U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced the first round of funding for the Milk River Project, for which Tester secured up to $100 million in his bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, now law.
"I'm proud to announce the first round of funding for the Milk River Project from our infrastructure bill is now on its way to the communities that have needed this critical irrigation upgrade for decades," Test...