Agricultural Economics Department


Date of this Version

January 1989


Published in Great Plains Natural Resources Journal, vol. 3 (1999), pp. 119-158.
Great Plains Natural Resources Journal is published by The University of South Dakota Law School, Vermillion, SD.


This article discusses Platte basin water right disputes involving endangered species, the development of the Platte Cooperative Agreement as a method for resolving such conflicts, and the framework within which such conflicts will now be addressed.