Jul 13, 2024  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalogue 
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MCOP 512 - Marine Resource Law

Credits: 3
The course focuses on Federal and state laws respecting the use and management of the territorial sea, the continental shelf, and the 200-mile Exclusive Economic Zone. Topics considered include the history and status of state-federal preemption, state and federal regulation of domestic marine fisheries and aquaculture, marine endangered and protected species, offshore energy development, marine pollution control, oil spill liability, and area-based management approaches such as the national marine sanctuary program. Federal statutes explored include the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, the Ocean Dumping Act, and the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

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