Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 Essay by The Research Group

Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972
A critical analysis of the Ocean Dumping Act including amendments, legislative aspects, implementation and court cases.
# 19278 | 1,125 words | 11 sources | 1992 | US
Published on Mar 07, 2003 in Law (General) , Environmental Studies (General)


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" In 1972, Congress passed the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act1, popularly known as the Ocean Dumping Act, in response to concerns that dumping of waste materials into the ocean was polluting commercial shellfish beds, causing large fishkills, and generally becoming a threat to both marine and human health. Passage of the Ocean Dumping Act was the beginning of new congressional interest in the disposal of waste in the marine environment. Since 1972, concern regarding several important issues, most notably the dumping of municipal sewer sludge, has led to both litigation and further legislative action, including the Ocean Dumping Ban of 1988."

CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE OCEAN DUMPING ACT
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