Senate approves Ute pipeline legislation

BINGAMAN BILL TO TACKLE NEW MEXICO’S WATER NEEDS GAINS SENATE APPROVAL

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate today approved (73-21) legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman that includes measures he wrote to settle a water rights claim in the Four Corners region, construct a pipeline in eastern New Mexico, and help water managers better plan for the future.