AMENDMENT OF THE OIL POLLUTION ACT, 1961, (75 STAT. 402), AS AMENDED BY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 1969 AND 1971 AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PREVENTION OF THE POLLUTION OF THE SEA BY OIL, AS AMENDED

The proposed action is a bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act, 1961, as amended, by implementation of the 1969 and 1971 Amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of the Pollution of the Sea by Oil, 1954, as amended. The bill would establish rigid control measures to prevent and control pollution of the sea by oil. Enactment of this bill will cause a substantial reduction in the quantity of oil being discharged at sea. There are no adverse environmental effects resulting from enactment of this bill.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Final Environmental impact statement.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    2100 Second Street, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20593
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 65 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047605
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ELR-0703
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1973 12:00AM