EU Pledges Clean-Up Of Unsafe Tankers

Friday, January 07, 2000
Following the latest oil spill incident off of France, the EU has said it will study ways in which to clamp down on unsafe oil tankers. The EU executive plans to publish a report on potential improvements to safety regulations, as well as force flag of convenience states to crackdown on substandard boats. While the EU recognizes that the problem is an international one, it seems unwilling to tolerate anymore breaches of its treasured coastlines.
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