The governors submitted comments to the agency’s state directors in separate letters, both dated July 29, outlining their positions on the draft that was released May 28.
The agreement between the Bonneville Power Administration and ranch owner Karl Tyler protects 10 miles of the meandering Lemhi River and half a dozen tributaries.
Prosecutors said he continued to collect a salary and benefits after he left his position as former deputy state director of the BLM’s Eastern States Office.
Wind speeds were measured at 90 mph before the measurement instrument was blown off the roof of the airport and an airplane hangar was destroyed.
National Park Service officials closed the entire eastern side of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road, the park’s most heavily trafficked roadway, because of a wildfire near Grizzly Point about 6 miles east of Logan Pass.
The agreement should help streamline and coordinate sage grouse conservation efforts on private land in the state.
Farmers are eligible for emergency loans and other assistance from the Farm Services Agency.
The judge rejected an injunction sought against two grazing allotments held by members of the extended Helle family of Dillon, Mont.