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State of Montana to Modernize Drought Management Plan

Governor Greg Gianforte announced last week effort to improve Montana drought and water supply planning. This planning effort was discussed during today’s Governor’s Drought and Water Supply Committee meeting. Approved in 1995, the existing Montana Drought Management Plan is slated to be updated with support from a new federal grant.

“With every region of Montana facing severe to extreme drought conditions, this is the time to plan for the future and increase our preparedness statewide,” Gov. Gianforte said. “Drought is having an impact on everyone – from anglers to foresters to...