Proceedings of the Marine Safety Council

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U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Coast Guard, 1992

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Page 51 - Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense Department of Education Department of Energy Department of Health and Human Services Department of Housing and Urban Development...
Page 47 - ... with particular expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding the commercial fishing industry as follows: (A) ten members from the commercial fishing industry who — (i) reflect a regional and representational balance; and (ii) have experience in the operation of vessels to which this chapter applies or as a crew member or processing line worker on an uninspected fish processing vessel; (B) three members from the general...
Page 24 - With respect to any response plan submitted under this paragraph for an on-shore facility that, because of its location, could reasonably be expected to cause significant and substantial harm to the environment by discharging into or on the navigable waters or adjoining shorelines or the exclusive economic zone...
Page 22 - A vessel of less than 20 metres in length or a sailing vessel shall not impede the passage of a vessel which can safely navigate only within a narrow channel or fairway.
Page 11 - (1) the construction or reconstruction by an applicant is made necessary to replace vessels the continued operation of which is denied by virtue of the imposition of a statutorily mandated change in standards for the operation of vessels, and where, as a matter of law, the applicant would otherwise be denied the right to continue operating vessels in the trades in which the applicant operated prior to the taking effect of the statutory or regulatory change; "(2) the applicant is presently engaged...
Page 48 - USC 2700 et seq., gives hope to coastal areas that they will have new immunity from oil spills and increased resources for responding to and recovering from spills. OPA provides for the prevention of, liability for, removal of and compensation for the discharge, or substantial threat of discharge, of oil into or on the navigable waters of the United States, adjoining shorelines or the Exclusive Economic Zone.
Page 47 - Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for EPA.
Page 50 - This resolution was given impetus by the Charter of the Organization of American States, signed at Bogota in 1948, The United States Senate gave its advice and consent to ratification of the Charter on August 28, 1951. The Charter provides for entry into force of the instrument when two- thirds of the signatory states have deposited their ratifications.
Page 20 - II are those designed to carry products which require substantial preventive measures to preclude uncontrolled release to the atmosphere, but whose uncontrolled release to the waterways does not constitute a longlasting public or operating personnel hazard, though local and temporary pollution may occur. (3) Type III barge hull Barge hulls classed as Type III are those designed to carry products of sufficient hazard to require a moderate degree of control.
Page 35 - Those carrying non-crude oil must be able to contain or control 15 percent of the maximum capacity of the vessel or barge, or the realistic maximum oil discharge, whichever is greater, within 48 hours and clean up the discharge within the shortest possible time consistent with minimizing damage to the environment.

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