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DEMA Opens Official Hotel Block for DEMA Show 2017 in Orlando, FL »
Block Offers Exclusive Savings and Benefits for DEMA Show 2017 Attendees and Exhibitors at the Rosen Centre Hotel** T...
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DEMA Requests Nominees for 2017 Reaching Out Awards »
**Deadline to Submit Nomination Form is 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, May 31, 2017** DEMA is requesting nomin...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
DEMA Introduces 2017 Board of Directors »
The results of DEMA's 2017 Board of Directors Election are in! Members of DEMA's 2017 Board of Directors include the follo...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YOUR COMMENTS AND HELP ARE NEEDED: Submit Comments Regarding Port Everglades Dredging Project »
In the wake of the   Port Everglades dredging delay , the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is encouraging the public...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Everglades Expansion Dredging Delayed »
** Corps Commits to Conduct New Environmental Studies Before Port Everglades Expansion Dredging Begins **   In...

Public Policy: Employment Practices
Thursday, June 16, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
INDUSTRY ALERT: Your Support is Needed Immediately - New Department of Labor Overtime Rules »
INDUSTRY ALERT Your Support is Needed Immediately - New Department of Labor Overtime Rules Time...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Alert: Your Input is Needed NOW - New Department Of Labor Overtime Rules »
On May 18, 2016 the US Department of Labor released its new rules on the salary threshold for overtime pay. ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Policy Alert: New Department Of Labor Overtime Rules Announced »
On May 18, 2016 the US Department of Labor released its  new rules  on the salary threshold for overtime pay...

Public Policy: Environmental Issues
Friday, January 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
YOUR COMMENTS AND HELP ARE NEEDED: Submit Comments Regarding Port Everglades Dredging Project »
SUMMARY: In the wake of the  Port Everglades dredging delay , the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is enc...
Tuesday, January 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Everglades Expansion Dredging Delayed »
** Corps Commits to Conduct New Environmental Studies Before Port Everglades Expansion Dredging Begins **...
Monday, October 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
INDUSTRY ALERT: Shark Feeding Ban »
-YOUR HELP IS NEEDED-  Shark Feeding Ban   SUMMARY:...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Port Everglades Project Would Repeat the Environmental Destruction Caused by PortMiami Dredging »
** DEMA and Environmental Organizations Challenge Massive Dredging Project to Try to Save Threatened Corals **  ...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEMA Expresses Concerns to the Governor of Florida over Recent Bloom of Toxic Cyanobacteria »
The recent bloom of toxic cyanobacteria (often referred to in the media as an “algae” bloom) in Florida’s Lee, Martin, Pal...

Public Policy: Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
With the 2016/2017 CA Spiny Lobster Season Approaching, DEMA’s PSA Materials Aim to Keep Divers Safe »
California’s 2016/2017 Spiny Lobster Season begins on October 1, 2016. In an effort to increase diver safety and prepare...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
With the FL Lobster Mini-Season Approaching, Dive Safety PSA & Poster Provide Safety Reminders »
**DEMA and Divers Alert Network (DAN) Provide Tips to Increase Diver Safety for Florida’s Lobster Mini-Season July 27-28,...
Monday, February 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Policy Alert - Proposed Ban on Spearfishing in Southeast Florida »
PRIORITY: TIME CRITICAL Your comments on a Proposed Ban on Spearfishing in Southeast Florida While Using Scuba ar...
Monday, June 29, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
With the Florida Lobster Mini-Season Approaching, Dive Safety PSA & Poster Provide Safety Reminders »
**DEMA and Divers Alert Network (DAN) Provide Tips to Increase Diver Safety for Florida’s Lobster Mini-Season July 29-30,...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPDATE: DEMA Public Policy Alert - Department of Navy Rules for Diving on Sunken Military Vessels »
In the spring of 2014, discussion took place among members of the diving community regarding a January 6, 2014 Federal...

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