The National Sea Grant Law Center


Archive: January 2022 Blog Posts

  • Internship Announcement: NSGLC Summer Research Associate 2022
  • January 31st, 2022 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • The National Sea Grant Law Center is seeking applicants for a full-time paid research associate position for the summer of 2022. The NSGLC is a federally funded legal research, education, outreach center that works with organizations throughout the country to address legal issues related to our oceans and coasts.

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  • Louisiana Breaks Ground on Lake Borgne Marsh Creation Project
  • January 27th, 2022 — by Randolph Mikell — Category: Coastal Management

  • About forty percent of the continental United States’ wetlands lie within the boundaries of Louisiana. Since the 1930’s, the state has lost over 2,000 square miles of its total wetlands. This staggering land loss data demands attention, and the Louisiana government chose to respond in a big way— by devoting $61 million to rebuild crucial marsh habitat in St. Bernard Parish.

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  • Which Rule Rules? In re Clean Water Act Rulemaking
  • January 20th, 2022 — by Caroline Heavey — Category: Clean Water Act

  • In 2020, the Trump administration revised the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 Certification Rule (Trump 2020 Rule) for the first time since 1971. Subsequently, the Biden administration took office and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began revising the Trump 2020 Rule. A district court had to determine whether to set aside the 2020 Rule while the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made revisions.

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