REDUCING PLASTIC POLLUTION IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT: THE U.S. COAST GUARD AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ANNEX V OF MARPOL 73/78

This paper discusses the environmental problems caused by ship- generated garbage, especially plastic debris, and traces the Coast Guard's role in reducing marine pollution through implementation of Annex V of MARPOL 73/78.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Conference paper
  • Authors:
    • Whitehead, J R
  • Conference:
    • Oceans '88
    • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    • Date: 1988-10-30 to 1988-11-2
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Pagination: 6p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00657025
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM