Tag: pollution prevention

IMO adopts 200-mile North American Emissions Control Area

Earlier today, the International Maritime Organization announced the establishment of an Emissions Control Area (ECA) to prevent pollution from ships in waters off North American coasts. Today’s announcement reflects an amendment to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and its adoption proposed by the U.S. Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency along with sister

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itCG-new CG station, CGC Legare’s in Africa, boat refloated, bridge allision, Guardians raise money

The new Coast Guard Station Marquette in Michigan was commissioned yesterday. The facility earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for green buildings. The building uses geo-thermal energy for heating and cooling and runs on recycled wastewater. Story here Coast Guard Cutter Legare and four Senegal naval vessels concluded a six-day joint

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