Air Pollution Prevention Agencies — 2 If By Sea

Law360, New York (July 22, 2011, 11:19 AM EDT) -- On June 27, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) announced their agreement to jointly enforce Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), as implemented in the United States by the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) by way of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Annex VI of MARPOL addresses air pollution from ships through the use of both engine-based and fuel-based standards.

Since Jan. 8, 2009, all U.S. flagged vessels and non-U.S. flagged...
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