The National Sea Grant Law Center

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  • Recent News and Events
  • January 13th, 2020
    Blog Post: Fifth Circuit Hears Oral Arguments on Aquaculture Regulations in the Gulf of Mexico
  • In September 2018, Judge Jane Milazzo of the federal Eastern District of Louisiana handed down a ruling that held the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) overstepped its statutory authority by promulgating rules that would have permitted finish aquaculture operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • December 18th, 2019
    Episode 8 of the 'Law on the Half Shell' Podcast

  • Listen to the 8th Bonus Episode of the 'Law on the Half Shell' podcast.

  • October 28th, 2019
    October 2019 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The October 2019 (volume 18:4) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is Trump Administration Issues Endangered Species Act Regulatory Changes.

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  • September 30th, 2019
    National Sea Grant Law Center awarded over $300k to lead 2 major aquaculture projects, partner on 1 more
  • The National Sea Grant Program recently awarded $16 million for 42 research projects nationwide for collaborative aquaculture projects. The National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) will lead two of the new aquaculture initiatives and contribute to one additional project aimed at advancing sustainable aquaculture in the United States. The 42 projects were chosen from among 136 proposals requesting more than $52 million in federal funds. The awards require a 50 percent match of non-federal funds.

    The U.S. imports 85 percent of its seafood, leading to a $14 billion trade deficit. To meet growing consumer demand for seafood, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its Sea Grant partners aim to develop the growth of U.S. aquaculture in properly regulated and sustainable ways.

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  • September 4th, 2019
    Certification of Growing Waters in the EEZ
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  • July 30th, 2019
    July 2019 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The July 2019 (volume 18:3) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is NPDES Permits and Groundwater: U.S. Supreme Court to Clarify the Issue.

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  • June 12th, 2019
    New Advisory Reports
  • • Coastal Environments and Resources - 'Lake Michigan Shoreline Management'
    • Public Trust - 'Dune Grass Planting on New Hampshire Beaches'

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