Defining Debris?

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The US Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are proposing to define marine debris for purposes of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act.  As proposed, the definition would be any persistent solid material that is manufactured or processed and directly or indirectly, intentionally or unintentionally, disposed of or abandoned into the marine environment or the Great Lakes.  Comments on the proposal should be submitted by July 28.  73 Fed. Reg. 30322  (HK Law)

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Legal

Orica Fined Heavily for Australian Pollution Incidents

Orica Australia Pty Ltd has been convicted and penalised $768,250 in relation to charges brought by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for pollution

Canaveral Shipwreck Search Permit Granted to Seafarer's Quest

Research and recovery of historic shipwrecks experts Seafarer Exploration Corporation says that Seafarer's Quest, LLC has successfully been granted a three year

Höegh LNG Partners Launch IPO

Höegh LNG Partners LP ("Partnership"), a Marshall Islands limited partnership formed by Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. ("Company"), announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 9,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0681 sec (15 req/sec)