United States v. Louisiana
409 U.S. 17 (1960)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Louisiana, 409 U.S. 17 (1972)

United States v. Louisiana (Louisiana Boundary Case)

No. 9, Orig.

Decided May 31, 1960

Final Decree Entered December 12, 1960

Supplemental Decrees Entered December 13, 1965,

December 20, 1971, and October 16, 1972

409 U.S. 17

The motion by the State of Louisiana for the entry of a supplemental decree as to the United States is granted (post, p. 909), and a supplemental decree is entered.

Opinions reported: 363 U. S. 363 U.S. 1 and 394 U. S. 394 U.S. 11; final decree reported: 364 U. S. 364 U.S. 502; supplemental decrees reported: 382 U. S. 382 U.S. 288 and 404 U.S. 404 U. S. 388.

Supplemental Decree

For the purpose of giving effect to the conclusions of this Court as stated in its opinion, announced May 31, 1960, 363 U. S. 363 U.S. 1, and other opinions or decrees entered by this Court on December 12, 1960, 364 U. S. 364 U.S. 502; On December 13, 1965, 382 U. S. 382 U.S. 288; on March 3, 1969, 394 U. S. 394 U.S. 11; and on December 20, 1971, No. 9, Original, 404 U. S. 404 U.S. 388.

IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED:

1. With the exceptions provided by § 5 of the Submerged Lands Act, 67 Stat. 32, 43 U.S.C. § 1313 (1964 ed.), the State of Louisiana is entitled, as against the United States, to all the lands, minerals and other natural

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resources lying more than one foot landward of the lines described in paragraph 2 hereof and seaward of the ordinary low-water mark on the Louisiana shore, provided that the United States is not hereby required to relinquish any monies presently held by it for offset purposes solely in connection with accounting problems which have heretofore been deferred by the parties pending resolution of the larger disputes between them, without prejudice to the right of the State of Louisiana to contest either the substance of the United States's offset claims or its right to withhold monies in connection with them.

2. The lines referred to in paragraph 1 hereof are described by coordinates in the Louisiana Plane Coordinate System, South Zone, in two segments, as follows:

Segment I

South and west of the Mississippi-Louisiana border to grid line Y = 158695, north of West Bay,

X Y

BEGINNING AT 2769357 575650

BY STRAIGHT LINE TO 2790258 526390

BY ARC CENTERED AT 2779032 512013

TO 2791385 525434

BY STRAIGHT LINE TO 2793119 523838

BY ARC CENTERED AT 2780766 510417

TO 2794594 522313

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BY ARC CENTERED AT 2782059 508914

TO 2796579 519954

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TO 2800441 514653

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TO 2804495 507699

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BY ARC CENTERED AT 2790051 496115

TO 2807014 502822

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TO 2809151 497245

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TO 2812519 485996

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TO 2814262 478425

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TO 2815426 469688

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TO 2815697 463895

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TO 2815657 456928

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TO 2815171 449960

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TO 2813809 439123

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TO 2812419 431584

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TO 2810699 424807

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TO 2807572 414684

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TO 2805227 408196

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TO 2803319 403263

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TO 2798971 393968

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TO 2795311 387750

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TO 2792249 382934

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TO 2789360 379480

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BY ARC CENTERED AT 2774670 390293

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TO 2785045 372750

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TO 2780548 366976

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TO 2771721 355417

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TO 2767788 350458

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TO 2741983 322834

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TO 2738042 318698

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TO 2701338 288761

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TO 2697436 284175

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TO 2704468 260534

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TO 2707507 251577

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TO 2717908 240788

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TO 2719022 237890

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TO 2721632 235337

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TO 2745585 226961

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TO 2749646 224742

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TO 2759837 222354

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TO 2773229 201192

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TO 2770763 194337

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TO 2771780 191404

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TO 2761213 166161

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TO 2631973 89760

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TO 2630068 87661

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TO 2621555 77806

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TO 2617996 75462

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TO 2597416 77505

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TO 2589664 97736

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TO 2591541 102625

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TO 2593838 106495

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BY STRAIGHT LINE TO SHORE AT 2615450 157770

SEGMENT II

From the vicinity of Bayou Goreau to the vicinity

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of Sabine Pass, west of grid line X = 2082361 and east of the Texas-Louisiana border,

X Y

BEGINNING AT 2082361 169358

BY STRAIGHT LINE TO 2081470 169553

BY ARC CENTERED AT 2085370 187372

TO 2076984 171174

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TO 2071846 172040

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TO 2064747 175603

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TO 2059951 180668

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TO 2058843 181599

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TO 2057134 181991

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TO 2053474 183019

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TO 1769317 309156

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TO 1762008 315338

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BY STRAIGHT LINE TO 1227214 367277

BY ARC CENTERED AT 1209227 364245

TO 1214918 346915

BY STRAIGHT LINE TO 1213304 346385

3. The United States is not entitled, as against the State of Louisiana, to any interest in the lands, minerals or natural resources described in paragraph 1 hereof, with the exceptions provided by § 5 of the Submerged Lands Act, 67 Stat. 32, 43 U.S.C. § 1313 (1964 ed.).

4. Pending further order of the Court or agreement of the parties, leases of lands lying partly within the area above described and partly seaward of that area shall be in no way affected by anything contained in this decree, and revenues derived from such leases shall remain subject to impoundment under the Interim Agreement of October 12, 1956, as amended, in the same manner as heretofore.

5. All sums now held impounded by the State of Louisiana or the United States under the Interim Agreement of October 12, 1956, as amended, derived from leases of lands wholly within areas referred to in paragraph 1 hereof are hereby released to the State of Louisiana absolutely, and the State of Louisiana is relieved of any obligation under said agreement to impound any sums hereafter received by it from leases

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of lands lying wholly within said area and the State of Louisiana is and shall be entitled to lease lands wholly within said areas and to directly receive any sums hereafter derivable therefrom.

6. Nothing in this decree or the proceedings leading to it shall prejudice any rights, claims or defenses of the United States or the State of Louisiana with respect to the remainder of the disputed area or past or future payments derived therefrom or attributable thereto or the operation of the Interim Agreement of October 12, 1956, as amended, with respect to such remaining disputed area and payments. Nor shall anything in this decree nor in the proceedings leading to it prejudice any rights, claims or defenses of the State of Louisiana as to its maritime lateral boundaries with the States of Mississippi and Texas, which boundaries are not at issue in this litigation.

7. The Court retains jurisdiction to entertain such further proceedings, enter such orders and issue such writs as may from time to time be deemed necessary or advisable to give proper force and effect to its previous orders or decrees herein or to this decree or to effectuate the rights of the parties in the premises.

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