THE PROPOSED BILL TO IMPLEMENT THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION RELATING TO INTERVENTION ON THE HIGH SEAS IN CASES OF OIL POLLUTION CASUALTIES, 1969

Legislative action consists of a bill to implement the International Convention relating to intervention on the high seas in cases of oil pollution casualties, 1969. The bill enables the government to take measures on the high seas to prevent, mitigate, or eliminate an oil discharge when that discharge endangers the U.S. coastline or related interests. Measures to reduce or eliminate the discharge may have adverse environmental effects.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Supersedes report No. EIS-AA-73-0991-D, MRIS #048336. Final Environmental Impact Statement.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    2100 Second Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20593
  • Publication Date: 1973-11-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 35 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00054296
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 20 1974 12:00AM