New Jersey v. New York,
347 U.S. 995 (1954)

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New Jersey v. New York, 347 U.S. 995 (1954)

New Jersey v. New York

No. 5, Original.

Decided June 7, 1954

347 U.S. 995


The Court, having considered the amended petition of the City of New York, joined by the State of New York, to which is appended the consent of the State of New Jersey, the answer filed by the State of New Jersey seeking affirmative relief and the answers filed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Delaware, the evidence and exhibits adduced by the parties, the report of Kurt F. Pantzer, Esquire, Special Master, and statements from all the parties addressed to the Court

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expressing the intention of the parties not to file exceptions or objections to the report, and being fully advised in the premises, now enters the following order:

I. Report of Special Master Approved. The "Report of the Special Master Recommending Amended Decree," filed May 27, 1954, is in all respects approved and confirmed.

II. 1931 Decree Superseded. The decree of this Court entered May 25, 1931, 283 U. S. 805, is modified and amended as hereinafter provided and, upon the entry of this amended decree, the provisions of the decree of May 25, 1931, shall be of no further force and effect.

III. Diversions by the City of New York Enjoined Except as Herein Authorized. The State and City of New York are enjoined from diverting water from the Delaware River or its tributaries except to the extent herein authorized and upon the terms and conditions herein provided.

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