Yellowstone River Compact (North Dakota)

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EZFeed Policy

Place North Dakota

Applies to States or Provinces Montana;North Dakota;Wyoming
Name Yellowstone River Compact (North Dakota)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Hydroelectric, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Yellowstone River Compact Commission
Primary Website
Applicable Jurisdiction Yellowstone River Basin:

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Yellowstone River Compact, agreed to by the States of Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming, provides for an equitable division and apportionment of the waters of the Yellowstone River, as well as for the conservation, development, and beneficial use of water in the Yellowstone River Basin. This chapter provides more specific information on regulations governing the basin.


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: N.D.C.C. 61-23

Date Enacted 1950