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  • March 22nd, 2019
    Blog Post: EPA Faces Another Safe Drinking Water Act Lawsuit
  • The Waterkeeper Alliance, Waterkeepers Chesapeake, and California Coastkeeper Alliance (the organizations) recently filed a lawsuit against the EPA, claiming that the agency has sorely neglected its duties under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The organizations believe that the EPA has not updated regulations for currently regulated contaminants, been reluctant to regulate new contaminants in public drinking water systems, and missed mandatory deadlines under the Act.

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  • February 11th, 2019
    Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal: Call for Student Papers
  • The Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal is seeking submissions from law students for papers addressing coastal, ocean, and Great Lakes law and policy issues. Chosen papers will be published in a Summer 2019 edition of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal.

    Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. Central Time on Friday, March 15, 2019.
    More information can be found here.


  • 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



  • January 24th, 2019
    Federal Court Prohibits Offshore Seismic Testing During Government Shutdown
  • On January 21, the U.S. District Court in South Carolina blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to continue preparatory work for offshore drilling during the federal government’s partial shutdown. This ruling comes in response to a decision from the Trump administration issued earlier this month that called back Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) workers to continue processing offshore seismic testing permits in the Atlantic. The testing, which involves loud airgun blasts underwater, is a precursor to offshore drilling for oil and natural gas, and is opposed by many coastal communities in South Carolina due to its potential to cause environmental harm.

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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

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