territorial waters

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the waters surrounding a nation and its territories over which that nation exercises sovereign jurisdiction

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In dismissing Helman's suit, however, the court certified for interlocutory appeal to the Ninth Circuit the question of whether DOHSA applies within U.S. territorial waters, staying its initial order pending further appellate review.
The Supremus 1 well is situated about 24 miles (39 kilometers) south of U.S. territorial waters, and is more than 4,000 yards (meters) deep, said by Petroleos Mexicanos.
But in a perfect world, there would be no such thing as overfishing, bycatches or violations of U.S. territorial waters by foreign fleets.
* In principle, the treaty would assert UN jurisdiction over U.S. territorial waters, and eventually over waterways within our country.
authorities would be empowered to inspect any vessel in U.S. territorial waters, place guards on ships and take possession under certain circumstances.
Federal law prohibits the discharge of untreated human waste in U.S. territorial waters (within 3 nautical miles--or about 3.45 miles--of the coast) and in the Great Lakes.
As they prepare to cross into U.S. territorial waters, the terrorists think they are home free; but they didn't consider the dedicated group of Sailors and Coast Guardsmen who have been following their every move.
The sunken Japanese fisheries training ship Ehime Maru will be buried in the deep sea off U.S. territorial waters on Sunday, the U.S.