The EPA's Next Regulatory Frontier: Large Ship Emissions

Law360, New York (April 21, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's enforcement office is signaling a new area of interest: air pollution from large ships and ocean-going vessels. Statements made by EPA personnel indicate the agency is poised to enforce sulfur oxide and nitrogen oxide requirements of Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships ("MARPOL").

Annex VI is implemented in the U.S. through the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships ("APPS"). Annex VI, APPS and implementing regulations promulgated by the EPA under the Clean Air Act, impose engine-based...
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