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United States v. New Mexico

Citation: 8 ELR 20564
No. No. 77-510, 438 U.S. 696/11 ERC 1904/(U.S., 07/03/1978) Rev'd

The United States Supreme Court affirms, in a 5-4 decision, a state court ruling, 7 ELR 20696, that the United States does not hold reserved rights to use water from the Rio Mimbres for the purposes of recreation, wildlife preservation, and stock watering in the Gila National Forest....

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