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United States v. Eugene Sand & Gravel, Inc.

Citation: 6 ELR 20733
No. No. 75-258, (D. Or., 08/24/1976)

When the Willamette River breached its bank in 1971, defendant's property onto which it flowed became subject to the federal government's navigation servitude. Defendant was therefore required under the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 to apply for and obtain a Corps of Engineers permit before "repairing" or "diking" the breach....

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