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Interior Dept., Blackfeet Nation implement 2016 water settlement

The US Department of the Interior and the Blackfeet Nation have officially implemented the Water Rights Settlement of 2016. Blackfeet chairman Harry Barnes and Secretary Ryan Zinke singed the documents at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning.

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6/13/2018

article Interior Dept., Blackfeet Nation implement 2016 water settlement
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