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United States v. Whichard

Citation: 14 ELR 20093
No. No. 82-1983, 718 F.2d 1094/20 ERC 1148/(4th Cir., 08/29/1983) Subsequent contempt ruling rev'd

The Fourth Circuit holds that wetlands bordering a small backwater stream connecting with a navigable river are wetlands "neighboring" navigable waters and subject to Army Corps of Engineeers permit jurisdiction under § 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA)....

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