Cruise Ship Pollution: Background, Laws and Regulations, and Key Issues Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Cruise Ship Pollution: Background, Laws and Regulations, and Key Issues

Creator

  • Author: Copeland, Claudia
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Resource and Environmental Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2008-05-02

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report describes the several types of waste streams that cruise ships may discharge and emit. It identifies the complex body of international and domestic laws that address pollution from cruise ships. It then describes federal and state legislative activity concerning cruise ships in Alaskan waters and activities in a few other states, as well as current industry initiatives to manage cruise ship pollution.
  • Physical Description: 29 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Passenger ships
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Air pollution
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Government regulation

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL32450
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL32450_2008May02
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc98054