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Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.

Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act

report (to accompany H.R. 940) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastics.,
  • Marine pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Waste disposal in the ocean -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Marine resources conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRept. / 100th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 100-360
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17087775M

    Marine Pollution: Sources, Fate and Effects of Pollutants in Coastal Ecosystems bring together the theoretical background on common and emerging marine pollutants and their effects on organisms (ecotoxicology). Written by a renowned expert in the field who is a researcher, teacher and advisor of national and international institutions on issues such as oil spills, water quality assessment and. That same year, the U.S. Congress enacted the Marine Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act (MPPRCA) (P.L. ) to implement the agreement domestically. Both the treaty and the law address the need to curtail the debris littering oceans and beaches, particularly by restricting the age-old practice of tossing garbage overboard from vessels.

    -The Marine Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act (MPPRCA) requires EPA, in consultation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to study the adverse effects of improper disposal of plastics on the environment and on waste disposal, and various methods to reduce or eliminate such adverse effects. The Pollution Prevention Act () calls for source reduction practices to prevent hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants from being released into the environment. These practices include equipment or technology modifications, process changes, reformulation or redesign of products, substitution of raw materials, and improvements in.

      The absence of a comprehensive plastic pollution law and policy framework provides an opportunity for federal agencies to explore how and whether existing law and policy mechanisms can be used to address the threat of plastic pollution. This report provides an example by analyzing the Clean Water Act and relevant provisions.   The United States’ Clean Ocean Act of does a lot to prevent ocean pollution by outlawing the dumping of toxic waste, radioactive materials, and biological agents into the ocean. It also prevents the dumping of plastics and other garbage into the ocean. This law was a fantastic step, since oceans have been used as an easy garbage disposal site throughout human : Laura Zinke.


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