- Category: Maritime News Editors Articles
26 Jul 2012
- Written by Infomarine On Line
On June 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) announced signing a memorandum of understanding agreeing to jointly enforce U.S. and international air pollution requirements for vessels operating in U.S. waters. The agreement sets out the terms of the USCG and EPA cooperation for the enforcement of new advanced emissions standards off the coast of North America as required by Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).