The National Sea Grant Law Center

News & Events

  • Recent News and Events
  • August 14th, 2019
    Latest Webinar: Operational Limitations — Nursery Siting and Boat Access
  • View More 2019 Webinars ➜


  • July 31st, 2019
    Blog Post: North Carolina Rejects Proposal to Conduct Seismic Airgun Surveys off the North Carolina Coast
  • North Carolina has objected to a federal permit granting WesternGeco, LLC authorization to conduct seismic airgun surveys in federal waters off the Atlantic Coast of North Carolina. In making its decision, the North Carolina Division of Coastal Management reviewed input from subject matter experts, state agencies, and the public. North Carolina deemed WesternGeco’s proposal inconsistent with the relevant enforceable policies in the North Carolina Coastal Zone Management Program.

    Read More ➜


  • 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.

    To view or subscribe: nsglc.olemiss.edu/SandBar/archives/vol18/3



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


  • May 20th, 2019
    Request for Proposals: National Sea Grant Law Center Small Grants Program 2019
  • The purpose of this notice is to advise the public that the National Sea Grant Law Center is accepting proposals for one-year projects to promote the growth and development of Sea Grant legal programming and build the capacity of individual Sea Grant programs to address legal issues in their states.

    Letters of intent must be received by 5 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 26, 2019.
    Full proposals must be received by 5 p.m. Central Time on Friday, September 20, 2019.

    Read Full Announcement ➜


  • April 8th, 2019
    April 2019 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The April 2019 (volume 18:2) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is The Lake Erie Bill of Rights: Will it Survive Legal Challenges?

    To view or subscribe: nsglc.olemiss.edu/SandBar/archives/vol18/2



  • January 29th, 2019
    New Advisory Report
  • View our latest Advisory Report, 'Abandoned Cemetery Preservation in Maryland'.


  • January 25th, 2019
    January 2019 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The January 2019 (volume 18:1) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is The Dusky Gopher Frog - What Exactly is its Habitat?

    To view or subscribe: nsglc.olemiss.edu/SandBar/archives/vol18/1


Summer Webinar Series 2019

In July and August, we’re hosting a 5-part webinar series to highlight the work of this collaborative project.

For more information or to register for the webinars, visit our Webinar Series page.