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Riparian And Public Rights To Lakes And Streams, Ralph W. Johnson Nov 1960

Riparian And Public Rights To Lakes And Streams, Ralph W. Johnson

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The purpose of this article is to assist in the re-examination of Washington water law by looking at the parts of that law encompassed within the labels "riparian" and "appropriation." The first few pages will sketch some of the current trends in water use, showing some of the remarkable differences in use between the first part of the century and today, and between the eastern and western parts of the state. The balance of the article will examine the two systems to see where they are meeting current needs of the state and where they are not. Several questions will ...


Effect Of Existing Uses On The Equitable Apportionment Of International Rivers I: An American View, Ralph W. Johnson Jan 1960

Effect Of Existing Uses On The Equitable Apportionment Of International Rivers I: An American View, Ralph W. Johnson

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In spite of the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909, however, there are at least two reasons why our present topic is pertinent to the Columbia River question; first, there may be a question whether the 1909 treaty really does apply to this situation, and secondly, even if applicable the two countries may for a number of reasons desire not to rely upon its limited provisions for settlement. If the treaty is deemed not to be controlling, then other principles of international law become germane to the dispute, such as the question now before us.


Effect Of Existing Uses On The Equitable Apportionment Of International Rivers I: An American View, Ralph W. Johnson Jan 1960

Effect Of Existing Uses On The Equitable Apportionment Of International Rivers I: An American View, Ralph W. Johnson

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The dispute between the United States and Canada regarding the apportionment of the Columbia River is not settled. In March 1959, pursuant to the 1944 reference, the International Joint Conimission submitted to the governments of Canada and the United States a comprehensive engineering report on "Water Resources of the Columbia River Basin" prepared by the International Columbia River Engineering Board. This report contains three plans for utilizing the resources of the Columbia. Two of these plans include diversion of part or all of the Kootenay River into the Columbia at Columbia Lakes. All three plans would develop about the same ...


The Columbia River System, Ralph W. Johnson Jan 1960

The Columbia River System, Ralph W. Johnson

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In March, 1959; the International Columbia River Engineering Board submitted its report on the co-operative development of the river to the International Joint Commission. In December, 1959, that Commission submitted to the governments of Canada and the United States its recommendations for apportionment of benefits if co-operative development is undertaken. And thirdly, in the last two years there has been much attention directed at the Peace River development, which is considered by some as competitive with the Columbia. Let us examine the effects of these events on the Columbia River problem. A presentation for Panel II, Current Legal Problems Connected ...


Comment, The Consent Decree In Antitrust Enforcement--Analysis And Criticism, J. Dennis Hynes Jan 1960

Comment, The Consent Decree In Antitrust Enforcement--Analysis And Criticism, J. Dennis Hynes

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