Marine Pollution Act
A look at various laws enacted in order to control and prevent marine pollution from ships.
# 55301 | 1,331 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2005 |
Published on Jan 26, 2005 in Environmental Studies (Management) , Environmental Studies (Recycling) , Environmental Studies (Environmental Problems) , Environmental Studies (Wildlife Protection) , Biology (Ecology)
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This paper describes many of the laws enacted by the U.S. Congress for the preservation and protection of marine life. The paper explains which federal body has the authority to enforce the laws, the penalty for violating the laws, and takes a look at some of the laws passed in direct response to the accidental wreck of the Exxon Valdez in 1989. The paper also discusses some of the recycling efforts currently underway and how these efforts are helping to protect the environment.
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