Marine Pollution: The Statutory Program That Protects the Ocean from Dumping of Pollution at Risk

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By regulating ocean dumping, the EPA’s Marine Pollution Program engages the Armed Forces, sewage facilities, and companies in ensuring the oceans are not polluted. Without this program, the EPA will no longer be able to enforce unified discharge standards across state borders, and the United States will no longer meet its obligations to the London Dumping Convention. EPN has created this Marine Pollution Program fact sheet to provide an understanding of how important this fund is to regulating ocean dumping.

Read the full fact sheet: Marine Pollution | PDF