The National Sea Grant Law Center

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  • January 26th, 2023
    Meet Our New Project Coordinator: Lauren Fremin
  • Meet our new Project Coordinator: Lauren Fremin! We asked Lauren several questions to get to know her better.

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  • January 13th, 2023
    January 2023 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The January 2023 (volume 22:1) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is "Lobster Lovers Mourn as American Lobster Added to Seafood Watch's Red List".

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  • December 15th, 2022
    Legal Challenge to NWP 56: False Alarm or More to Come?
  • On January 13, 2021, the Corps issued Nationwide Permit 56, which authorizes structures in marine and estuarine waters designed for use in finfish mariculture. (NWP 56). This permit allows permittees to, after providing pre-construction notice to the Corps and the Coast Guard, install structures such as cages, net pens, anchors, floats, buoys, etc. in navigable waters of the United States.

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  • December 5th, 2022
    Court Affirms Public Rights to Connecticut Beach
  • In 2017, the Miami Beach Association built a fence with an entry gate and implemented a permitting system for access to Miami Beach in Old Lyme, Connecticut due to an increase of inappropriate behavior and trash. As this system placed restrictions on the public’s use of the beach, residents of Old Lyme living near Miami Beach sued the Association.

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  • October 28th, 2022
    October 2022 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The October 2022 (volume 21:4) 20th Anniversary Issue of The SandBar has been published.

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  • October 17th, 2022
    Meet Our New Ocean and Coastal Law Fellow: Lourdes Carreras-Ortiz
  • Meet our new Ocean and Coastal Law Fellow: Lourdes Carreras-Ortiz! We asked Lourdes several questions to get to know her better.

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