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  • Recent News and Events
  • December 7th, 2018
    Federal Court of Appeals Upholds U.S. Ban on Mexican Seafood Imports
  • On November 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a months-old ban on the importation of Mexican shrimp and other seafood caught using gillnets. The import ban was promulgated in response to gillnets’ impact on the critically endangered vaquita porpoise—of which there are only fifteen members remaining in the wild. The species is killed at a rate of about fifty percent annually due to their accidental entanglement in gillnets used in the Upper Gulf of California, Mexico. This ruling marks the most recent in a line of failed legal challenges several U.S. governmental agencies have made in a hope to have the ban struck down.

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  • October 30th, 2018
    October 2018 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The October 2018 (volume 17:4) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is 'Pesticide or Pestilence? Washington Restricts Imidacloprid Use in Commercial Shellfish Aquaculture'.

    To view or subscribe: nsglc.olemiss.edu/SandBar/archives/vol17/4



  • October 8th, 2018
    Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal 9:3 - 2018 Symposium Issue

  • The October 2018 Symposium Issue (Volume 9:3) of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal has been published.

    To view: nsglc.olemiss.edu/sglpj/archive/vol9.3

  • October 5th, 2018
    Standards for Farmed Fish Welfare: A Domestic and International View
  • View our latest blog article on 'Standards for Farmed Fish Welfare'.

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  • August 2nd, 2018
    Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal 9:2 - 2018 Symposium Issue

  • The July 2018 Symposium Issue (Volume 9:2) of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal has been published.

    To view: nsglc.olemiss.edu/sglpj/archive/vol9.2

  • August 2nd, 2018
    National Sea Grant Law Center Small Grants Program 2018
  • Letters of intent must be received by 5pm (Central Time) on Friday, September 14th, 2018.
    Full proposals must be received by 5pm (Central Time) on Friday, October 26th, 2018.

    For more information or to apply, please download the Request for Proposals application.


  • July 23rd, 2018
    July 2018 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The July 2018 (volume 17:3) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is 'We Otter Know Better: FWS May Terminate Otter Relocation Program'.

    To view or subscribe: nsglc.olemiss.edu/SandBar/archives/vol17/3




  • June 14th, 2018
    Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal 9:1 - 2018 Symposium Issue

  • The June 2018 Symposium Issue (Volume 9:1) of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal has been published.

    To view: nsglc.olemiss.edu/sglpj/archive/vol9.1

  • May 14th, 2018
  • New Advisory Report
  • View our latest Commerce Clause Advisory Report, 'Re: Minnow laws and the Commerce Clause'.


  • April 26th, 2018
  • New NSGLC Project
  • Learn about our latest project, 'Drinking Water and Lead Contamination in the Mississippi Delta'.




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