Something Is Fishy in the Gulf: NOAA Forces Charter Boat Captains to Install ‘Anchor Bracelets’
September 03, 2021 10:53 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., Sept. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A video released today by the New Civil Liberties Alliance dives into a lawsuit brought by charter boat captains, including Allen Walburn, who...
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NFWF Announces $412,000 in Grants to Prevent Derelict Fishing Gear from Harming U.S. Coastlines
August 19, 2021 10:05 ET | National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced eight grants totaling $412,000 to prevent the accumulation of derelict fishing...
NCLA Seeks Summary Judgment in Class-Action Lawsuit over NOAA’s Boat Tracking Mandate
August 12, 2021 19:39 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., Aug. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Civil Liberties Alliance filed a motion for summary judgment this week, requesting relief on behalf of more than a thousand charter boat...
Watch: Atlantic Fishermen in NCLA Video Explain the Need to Reel in NOAA’s at-Sea Monitor Rule
July 30, 2021 10:46 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Civil Liberties Alliance released a video today outlining why it is unconstitutional to force Atlantic herring fishermen to fund...
Oceana Finds Most Vessels Exceeding Speed Limits in Areas Designed to Protect Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Along U.S. Atlantic Coast
July 21, 2021 00:05 ET | Oceana
Washington, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Oceana released a new report finding that most vessels are exceeding speed limits in areas designed to protect critically endangered North...
MyRadar Adds Satellite Fire and Smoke Detection to Wildfire Information Layer In Its Award-Winning Weather App
June 29, 2021 09:53 ET | ACME AtronOmatic
ORLANDO, Fla., June 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MyRadar, the popular weather app created by ACME AtronOmatic, LLC, announces the addition of the Hazard Mapping System’s Fire and Smoke products from...
NCLA ‘Anchor Bracelet’ Lawsuit Granted Class-Action Status in Fight Against NOAA’s Boat Tracking
June 11, 2021 13:52 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil liberties group, is defending the rights of more than 1,000 charter vessel...
Six College of Charleston Students, Grads Selected for Prestigious Scholarships
June 03, 2021 18:22 ET | College of Charleston
Charleston, South Carolina, June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During the 2020-21 academic year, College of Charleston students have been applying for and winning competitive scholarship awards in...
NCLA Seeks Summary Judgment in Case Challenging NOAA’s Unlawful at-Sea Monitor Mandate
December 07, 2020 11:35 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., Dec. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, has filed a motion asking the U.S. District Court for the District...
NCLA Challenges Dept. of Commerce Regulation that Would Track Charter Vessels in the Gulf 24/7
August 20, 2020 20:05 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., Aug. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. government is trying to force charter boats and companies that take customers fishing and sightseeing in the Gulf of Mexico to purchase a...