Federal Ocean Program: The Annual Report of the President to the Congress on the Nation's Efforts to Comprehend, Conserve, and Use the Sea

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973

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Page 14 - Convention may take such measures on the high seas as may be necessary to prevent, mitigate or eliminate grave and imminent danger to their coastline or related interests from pollution or threat of pollution of the sea by oil, following upon a maritime casualty or acts related to such a casualty, which may reasonably be expected to result in major harmful consequences.
Page 123 - Ports and Waterways Safety Act of 1972". TITLE I— PORTS AND WATERWAYS SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Sec. 101. In order to prevent damage to, or the destruction or loss of any vessel, bridge, or other structure on or in the navigable waters of the United States...
Page 30 - I am therefore directing the Secretary of the Interior to take steps which would triple the annual acreage leased on the Outer Continental Shelf by 1979, beginning with expanded sales in 1974 in the Gulf of Mexico and including areas beyond 200 meters in depth under conditions consistent with my oceans policy statement of May 1970. By 1985, this accelerated leasing rate could increase annual energy production by an estimated...
Page 17 - Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of the United States that there should be no discharges of oil or hazardous substances into or upon the navigable waters of the United States, adjoining shorelines, or into or upon the waters of the contiguous zone...
Page 125 - Committee proposes a major change in the enforcement mechanism of the Federal water pollution control program from water quality standards to effluent limits. ******* The Committee adopted this substantial change because of the great difficulty associated with establishing reliable and enforceable limitations on the basis of a given stream quality. Water quality standards, in addition to their deficiencies in relying on the assimilative capacity of receiving...
Page vii - Any report made under this section shall contain such recommendations for additional legislation as the...
Page 127 - 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 106 - Ships, 1973, the International Convention relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties, 1969...
Page 139 - THE FEDERAL OCEAN PROGRAM The annual report of the President to the Congress on the Nation's efforts to comprehend, conserve, and use the sea. April 1974 For •«Ii• by lh» Sup»nntcnd
Page 125 - ... the North Pacific Fisheries Act to insert in the statute the language that had earlier been incorporated by reference. The subject bill, HR 9501, will serve this purpose by providing the technical amendments necessary for the North Pacific Fisheries Act to stand alone. A further provision in HR 9501 permits the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Commerce, to designate alternate commissioners to the International North Pacific Fisheries...

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