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EPA: New vessel discharge rule in works

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday proposed standards to reduce the environmental impact of discharges, such as ballast water, that are incidental to the normal operation of commercial vessels. When finalized,

USCG and states in VIDA discussions

Following a December 4, 2019, conference call with representatives from U.S. states and territories, the U.S. Coast Guard has established a working group to address issues related to the Vessel Incidental Discharge

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Vessel discharge regulation reform moves forward

MARCH 6, 2015 — A bipartisan effort to establish a uniform national framework for the regulation of vessel discharges took another step forward as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation