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Leslie Salt Co. v. United States

Citation: 19 ELR 20420
No. Nos. C-85-8615-CAL, -86-4187-CAL, 700 F. Supp. 476/(N.D. Cal., 09/09/1988, 01/11/2089) Judgment for plaintiffs

The court holds that the Corps of Engineers' assertion of jurisdiction under §404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) over a 153-acre parcel in Alameda County, California, was unreasonable. The court first holds that the proper standard of review for the Corps' interpretation of the statute is the reasonableness standard....

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