U.S. waters

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territorial waters included within a distance of 12 nautical miles of the coasts of the United States and its territories

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In anticipation of the eclipse, Charleston CBP officers are stepping up patrols to ensure that pleasure boat masters are following federal laws regarding reporting direct arrival from a foreign destination, and that masters of foreign vessels are reporting their movements in U.
The report shows that more than 291,000 miles of rivers and streams do not meet U.
Clinton also must decide within the same period whether to ban exports to Japan of fishery products caught in U.
Every year the National Marine Fisheries Service must tell Congress which ocean fish and shellfish in U.
The 1976 Magnuson Fisheries Conservation Act did ban foreign-registered factory trawlers from U.
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The act also required that, by 2015, all tankers operating in U.
President Bill Clinton to deny Japan access to fishing rights in U.
nearly 100 spills of at least 1,000 gallons of oil and more than 10,000 smaller spills have been reported annually in U.
Scientists aren't sure if they're dying of a virus that's also killed many in U.
A law passed by Congress in 1990 requires ship captains to empty and refill ballast tanks before entering U.