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EPA Drafts New Vessel General Permit Guidelines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued two draft vessel general permits that would regulate discharges from commercial vessels, excluding military and recreational vessels. The proposed permits would help protect the nation’s waters from ship-borne pollutants and reduce the risk of … Continue reading

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EPA and Coast Guard Step Up Fight Against Water Pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining steps the agencies will take to better coordinate efforts to prevent illegal discharges of pollutants from more than 61,000 commercial ships … Continue reading

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