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Sierra Club v. Leslie Salt Co.

Citation: 6 ELR 20363
No. No. 72 561-WTS, 412 F. Supp. 1096/10 ERC 2042/(N.D. Cal., 02/23/1976) Plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment granted

Under the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, the Army Corps of Engineers' regulatory jurisdiction over filling in navigable waters on the Pacific Coast extends to the mean higher high water line (MHHW), which is defined as the average limit of the higher of the two daily high tides over a period of 18.6 years....

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