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Law of the Sea Treaty Is Found on Capitol Hill, Again

Date: May 23, 2012
Author: Mark Landler
QUOTE: Thirty years after it was signed in Montego Bay, Jamaica, the United Nations treaty that governs the world’s oceans is undergoing one of its periodic resurrections in Congress...
The Senate has never ratified the treaty...its opponents — a handful of conservative Republicans who view it as an infringement on American sovereignty...

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