Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships

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This report provides information regarding pollution from ships and port facilities; discusses some of the measures being implemented and considered by local, state, and federal regulatory agencies; discusses the efforts to ratify and to strengthen Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL); and describes legislation in Congress to control emissions from ships by amending the Clean Air Act (CAA).

Creator(s): McCarthy, James E.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 24, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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McCarthy, James E.

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: February 24, 2009
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United States
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This report provides information regarding pollution from ships and port facilities; discusses some of the measures being implemented and considered by local, state, and federal regulatory agencies; discusses the efforts to ratify and to strengthen Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL); and describes legislation in Congress to control emissions from ships by amending the Clean Air Act (CAA).

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15 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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