Ocean Dumping of Waste Material: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Subcommittee on Oceanography...92-1, on H.R. 285, 336, 337, 548, 549, 805, 807, 808, 983, 1095, 1329, 1381, 1382, 1383, 1661, 1674, 2581, 3662, 4217, 4218, 4247, 4359, 4360, 4361, 4584, 4719, 4723, 5049, 5050, 5239, 5268, 5477, 5705, 6305, 6582, 6610, 6771, 7619, and 8039, April 5-7, 1971
1971 - 553 pages
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Page 291 - Act, it is the continuing responsibility of the Federal Government to use all practicable means, consistent with other essential considerations of national policy...
Page 279 - States, outside established harbor lines, or where no harbor lines have been established, except on plans recommended by the Chief of Engineers and authorized by the Secretary of War; and it shall not be lawful to excavate or fill, or in any manner to alter or modify the course, location, condition, or capacity of any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, lake...
Page 541 - For the purpose of these articles, the term "continental shelf" is used as referring (a) to the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas adjacent to the coast but outside the area of the territorial sea, to a depth of 200 metres, or, beyond that limit, to where the depth of the superjacent waters admits of the exploitation of the natural resources of the said areas; (b) to the seabed and subsoil of similar submarine areas adjacent to the coasts of islands.
Page 340 - The Coast Guard may make Inquiries, examinations. Inspections, searches, seizures, and arrests upon the high seas and waters over which the United States has Jurisdiction, for the prevention, detection, and suppression of violations of laws of the United States.
Page 101 - Secretary determines that the dumping will not unreasonably degrade or endanger human health, welfare, or amenities, or the marine environment, ecological systems, or economic potentialities.
Page 140 - State and local governments, and other concerned public and private organizations, to use all practicable means and measures, including financial and technical assistance, in a manner calculated to foster and promote the general welfare, to create and maintain conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony, and fulfill the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations of Americans.
Page 291 - The Congress authorizes and directs that, to the fullest extent possible: (1) the policies, regulations, and public laws of the United States shall be interpreted and administered in accordance with the policies set forth in this Act...
Page 84 - The Congress declares that it is the policy of the United States to regulate the dumping of all types of materials into ocean waters and to prevent or strictly limit the dumping into ocean waters of any material which would adversely affect human health, welfare, or amenities, or the marine environment, ecological systems, or economic potentialities.
Page 89 - Administrator determines that such dumping will not unreasonably degrade or endanger human health, welfare, or amenities, or the marine environment, ecological systems, or economic potentialities.
Page 52 - The effect of such dumping on fisheries resources, plankton, fish, shellfish, wildlife, shore lines and beaches. (d) The effect of such dumping on marine ecosystems, particularly with respect to — (i) the transfer, concentration, and dispersion of such material and its byproducts through biological, physical, and chemical processes : (ii) potential changes in marine ecosystem diversity, productivity, and stability; and (iii) species and community population dynamics.