coastal waters

(3) The term “coastal waters” means— (A) for each coastal State referred to in paragraph (4)(A)— (i) all waters, whether salt or fresh, of the coastal State shoreward of the baseline from which the territorial sea of the United States is measured; and (ii) the waters of the coastal State seaward from the baseline referred to in clause (i) to the inner boundary of the exclusive economic zone; (B) for the District of Columbia, those waters within its jurisdiction; and (C) for the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, those waters of the Potomac River within the boundaries established by the Potomac River Compact of 1958.


16 USC § 5152(3)

Scoping language

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