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About the Colorado River Bed Case;

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Title About the Colorado River Bed Case;
Creator Weisheit, John;
Subject Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico); Utah--Trials, litigation, etc.; United States--Trials, litigation, etc.;
Description About the Colorado Riverbed Case by John Weisheit, The Colorado Riverbed Case, sometimes known simply as "the Riverbed Case," grew out of a desire by the State of Utah to determine, legally, who owned the bed of the Colorado River. The State of Utah wished to develop the bed of the river by drilling for oil and for other economic purposes. First, however, it had to be determined who owned the bed of the river: The State of Utah or the United States. This hinged on whether the Colorado could...

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