The court ruled that this approach could not be reconciled with the legislative authority for regulating navigable waters
under the CWA.
those with underground hydrological connections to navigable waters
ACA also stated that the expansive WOTUS definition would trigger greater regulatory obligations in regard to federal permitting programs, and the new broad and vague definitions would allow for significantly more waters to be connected and eventually lead to a traditional navigable water
, so that businesses will face tremendous difficulty determining which waters meet the WOTUS definition.
compensation statutes to maritime workers injured on navigable waters
6) In 1871, the Supreme Court interprets the term "navigable waters
of the United States" in connection with a federal statute providing for inspection of vessels transporting merchandise or passengers on the navigable waters
of the United States.
In Totemoff, the court found that the State retained full jurisdiction over navigable waters
because such jurisdiction had been granted to the State in the Submerged Lands Act and because there was no clear statement in ANILCA to "alter this traditional allocation of state and federal power.
First, is title to the beds of navigable waters
an issue of federal or state law?
140) Instead, it notified its field officers that they "should continue to assert jurisdiction over traditional navigable waters
9) The location part of the test requires a court to determine whether the tort occurred on navigable waters
or was caused by a vessel on navigable water
56) As defined in the CWA, navigable waters
are limited to "the waters of the United States.
Army Corps of Engineers has issued the required "Section 10 Permit" authorizing Buccaneer's use of a jack-up rig in the navigable waters
of the Cook Inlet for the planned exploration activities.
As far as I am concerned we were in perfectly navigable waters