The National Sea Grant Law Center

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  • Recent News and Events
  • June 29th, 2022
    NPDES Permit Issued for Aquaculture Activities in the Gulf of Mexico
  • On June 8, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a five-year National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for Ocean Era’s offshore aquaculture project in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • June 10th, 2022
    July 21, 2022 at 2pm (CST) - NSGLC Webinar Series: Summer Interns Presentation
  • A major aspect of the NSGLC mission is to enhance the educational experiences of students interested in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes law. This summer, the NSGLC is hosting four student interns who are conducting research on an array of topics, including flooding mitigation, coastal resilience, tribal water rights, fisheries, Rights of Nature, and lead in drinking water. Two of the students are participating in collaborative programs: the Sea Grant Law Diversity Internship Program, in which the NSGLC has partnered with the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, and Sea Grant’s Community Engaged Internship. In this webinar, the students will discuss their internship experiences and present findings from their research projects.

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  • June 2nd, 2022
    Meet the 2022 SGLDIP Intern: Zachary Evans
  • The National Sea Grant Law Center has selected Zachary Evans, a rising 2L at Albany Law School in New York, for the 2022 Sea Grant Law Diversity Internship Program (SGLDIP). Over the summer, Zach will gain experience in the field of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes law, with an emphasis on issues facing underrepresented or indigenous communities. In addition to working with the NSGLC, Zach will work with Virginia Coastal Policy Center, the 2022 SGLDIP partner.

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  • Meet the 2022 NSGLC CEI Intern: Kennady Hertz
  • The National Sea Grant Law Center is excited to welcome Kennady Hertz for its Community Engaged Internship (CEI) for the summer of 2022. Kennady is a Public Policy Leadership major at the University of Mississippi Lott Leadership Institute.

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  • June 1st, 2022
    Meet the 2022 NSGLC Summer Intern: Betsy Randolph
  • Each summer, the National Sea Grant Law Center hires a full-time law student. This summer’s Research Associate is Betsy Randolph, a rising 2L at Lewis & Clark Law School. Over the course of the summer, Betsy will contribute to the NSGLC’s research projects and publications. We asked Betsy several questions to get to know her better.

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  • May 18th, 2022
    Season 2 – Episode 9 of the Law on the Half Shell Podcast has been published
  • In our final episode, the National Sea Grant Law Center attorneys share their final thoughts about the topics covered during this season of the podcast. They also provide some behind-the-scenes glimpses about how the work of the National Sea Grant Law Center changed and the team adapted during the pandemic.

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  • April 14th, 2022
    April 2022 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The April 2022 (volume 21:1) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is Judge Says No Offshore Lease Sale—Need More Environmental Impact Analysis First.

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  • April 4th, 2022
    NSGLC Hiring Undergraduate Community Engaged Intern
  • The National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) at the University of Mississippi School of Law in Oxford, MS is seeking applicants for its Community Engaged Internship (CEI) program for the summer of 2022. Sea Grant’s CEI Program aims to broaden participation in coastal, ocean and marine sciences by offering paid internships to students from under-resourced, underrepresented and/or indigenous and tribal populations. The CEI is a national program partnering with Sea Grant at colleges and universities in all coastal states.

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  • March 29th, 2022
    NSGLC to Hire Two Ocean and Coastal Law Fellows
  • The National Sea Grant Law Center (NSGLC) is pleased to announce the application period for two Ocean and Coastal Law Fellowship positions is open. During the one-year fellowships, which may be extended for a maximum of two years, the Fellows will conduct legal research, write articles, and prepare white papers and other materials under the supervision and direction of the Law Center director.

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