EPA, Coast Guard To Coordinate On Vessel Pollution

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 7:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard agreed Monday to coordinate domestic and international air pollution enforcement efforts in U.S. waters, a move they said would help stem an ongoing rise in ship emissions.

The agencies signed a memorandum of understanding in which they agree to jointly enforce the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, a 136-country treaty regulating marine pollution from vessels that limits nitrogen oxide emissions from marine diesel engines and restricts the sulfur content of vessel fuels....
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