The proceedings cover international efforts to control marine pollution; Great Lakes pollution control progress including ships' sewage treatment; DOD and Coast Guard programs; tanker pollution prevention and port facilities programs to handle oily waste and oil spills; air pollution and noise problems in the marine industry; the environmental impact of oil spills and dry bulk transfer facilities; a review of U.K. and Canadian efforts in curbing pollution from vessels including the United Nations environmental program data base on global pollution monitoring and the global environmental monitoring system (GEMS); the final section deals with the U.S. pollution R&D programs of the Maritime Administration, Coast Guard and the sanitary engineering aspects of dredged material by the Corps of Engineers.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the 4th Annual International Conference (I.A.P.C.), May 14-16, 1974, Washington, D.C. Edited by Joseph K. Taussig, Jr. Price of Proceedings for members of I.A.P.C. is $20.00 per copy.
  • Corporate Authors:

    International Association for Pollution Control

  • Publication Date: 1974-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 439 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00057581
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Association for Pollution Control
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 19 1974 12:00AM