The National Sea Grant Law Center

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  • Recent News and Events
  • January 14th, 2021
    Webinar: Congressional Legislative Roundup: What Happened at the End of 2020?
  • View our webinar: Congressional Legislative Roundup: What Happened at the End of 2020?

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  • January 13th, 2021
    Blog Post: New EPA Ballast Water Rule: Where We Are and How We Got Here
  • In October of 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed rule establishing standards for incidental discharges from vessels in waters of the United States. This is the first proposed rule to come out of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA), which was signed into law by President Trump in December 2018.

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  • November 13th, 2020
    Sea Grant Network Water Resources Vision "All Hands" Call
  • View our latest call recording: Sea Grant Network Water Resources Vision "All Hands" Call.

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  • October 29th, 2020
    Plastics Legislation in the Great Lakes
  • View our latest webinar: Plastics Legislation in the Great Lakes.

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  • October 22nd, 2020
    October 2020 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The October 2020 (volume 19:4) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is NEPA Regulations Updated.

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  • October 21st, 2020
    Blog Post: American Samoa Loses Fishing Rights Decision in Ninth Circuit
  • The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against American Samoa in a recent ruling, reversing a lower court’s decision that would have blocked large fishing vessels from fishing in a zone around the islands of American Samoa.

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