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Dirty Diesel: Ships Are Some of the Worst Offenders

Posted by Rypos on Sep 11, 2019 12:30:00 PM
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Tags: Marine, Pollution, Diesel

International Standards to Reduce Emissions from Marine Diesel Engines and Their Fuels

Posted by Rypos on Aug 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) participates on the U.S. delegation to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is part of the United Nations. The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is a group of member states within IMO that works on maritime safety and security and the prevention of marine pollution. The resulting global standards are embodied in the International Convention on the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, a treaty called "MARPOL." In particular, MARPOL Annex VI defines engine and vessel requirements related to air pollution.

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Tags: Regulation, Marine, Diesel, EPA