The National Sea Grant Law Center

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  • Recent News and Events
  • December 2nd, 2021
    Must Dam Water Management Protect Endangered Species?
  • In November, environmental groups requested the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturn a district court decision and require the Santa Maria Valley River Water Conservation District to release water from the Twitchell Dam to protect the endangered steelhead trout.

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  • October 20th, 2021
    October 2021 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The October 2021 (volume 20:4) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is South Carolina Supreme Court Overturns Permit to Construct Erosion Control Device.

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  • October 14th, 2021
    Maine’s New Recycling Law Makes Companies Pay for Recycling
  • Many states are beginning to revisit their laws concerning plastic recycling, especially those that apply to manufacturers and retailers of plastic products. California, for example, recently enacted a slate of bills regulating recyclability and compostability claims on packaging, restricting exports of plastic scrap and updating the state's container redemption program. On the other side of the country, the governor of Maine signed into law LD 1541 (“An Act To Support and Improve Municipal Recycling Programs and Save Taxpayer Money”) on July 13, 2021, making Maine the first state to require companies that create consumer packaging to pay for the costs of its recycling through an Extended Producer Responsibility (“EPR”) law.

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  • August 31th, 2021
    NSGLC Releases Special Edition of Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal Dedicated to Offshore Aquaculture
  • The National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) is excited to announce the publication of Volume 11:1 of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal. This Special Edition of the Journal is the culmination of the NSGLC’s recent project on offshore aquaculture.

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  • July 26th, 2021
    July 2021 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The July 2021 (volume 20:3) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is Supreme Court Sides with Georgia Against Florida in Long-Running Water Rights Dispute.

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  • May 6th, 2021
    Litigation Round-Up: National Sea Grant Law Center Informational Webinar Series
  • View our latest webinar — Litigation Round-Up: National Sea Grant Law Center Informational Webinar Series

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