Environmental Protection

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Singapore Clamps Down on Tankers as Dark Fleet Grows

(Bloomberg) — Singapore’s detentions of oil and chemicals tankers have surged since early last year, highlighting growing concerns over the

May 31, 2023
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023
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A Coral Reef Threatens to Derail Brazil’s Best Bet on Oil Output Growth

(Bloomberg) — A reef habitat near the mouth of the Amazon River is threatening to derail Brazil’s biggest bet on expanding oil output. State-controlled

May 30, 2023
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Saturday, July 16, 2022
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Environmentalists Challenge North Sea Gas Drilling Plans In Dutch Court

BERLIN (Reuters) – Environmentalist groups in Germany and the Netherlands are challenging plans for a new gas field in the North Sea, a German

July 16, 2022
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Sunday, February 27, 2022
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After Much Praised Waste Export Ban, Australia Faces Accusations Of Hypocrisy For Shipping Plastic Trash As ‘Fuel’

By Joe Brock and Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Australia will allow plastic trash to be shipped overseas and burned as fuel

February 27, 2022
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Sunday, February 13, 2022

EU Joined By 13 Countries To Form Coalition To Protect Ocean Biodiversity

(Bloomberg) –The EU and 13 other countries including Canada, India and the United Kingdom have agreed to form a coalition to protect biodiversity in the

February 13, 2022
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Friday, March 12, 2021

This Is Why Japan Might Release Radioactive Waste Water Into The Ocean

By Sakura Murakami and Aaron Sheldrick (Reuters) – For one minute this week, workers at the Fukushima nuclear station fell silent to mark the 10-year

March 12, 2021
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
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Denmark EPA Reports Maersk Oil to Police For Dumping Chemicals into North Sea

COPENHAGEN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The Danish environmental protection agency (DEPA) said on Thursday it had reported Maersk Oil, the oil unit of A.P.

August 10, 2017
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Friday, August 26, 2016
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Obama Creates World’s Largest Marine Reserve Off Hawaii

By Roberta Rampton (Reuters) U.S. President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on

August 26, 2016
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Friday, September 26, 2014

The U.S. Just Created The World’s Largest Marine Reserve in the Pacific

President Obama on Thursday signed a proclamation designating the world's largest marine reserve and declaring it completely off limits to commercial fishing

September 26, 2014
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Friday, March 29, 2013
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Marisco Handed Monster Fine for EPA Clean Water Act Violations

HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) announced today their settlement with Marisco

March 29, 2013
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Friday, January 4, 2013
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Increased Maritime Activity Highlights Need for National Ocean Policy

By Susan Olcott, This New Year comes with new opportunities – as well as the potential for conflicts – in the open ocean. In 2013, the US federal

January 4, 2013
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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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Press Releases

Maersk, NOAA, SUNY Maritime College and the American Salvage Association Recognized For Marine Environment Protection Efforts

Clay Maitland, Founding Chairman of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), announced the recipients of NAMEPA’s 2012

September 19, 2012
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Friday, August 10, 2012

Words Can’t Describe Something this Beautiful Well Enough [VIDEO]

20 miles off Santa Cruz, California, Mark Peters and some friends were fishing for albacore and playing around with a custom underwater “torpedo”

August 10, 2012
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Monday, February 13, 2012
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US Coast Guard Collaborates to Expand Maritime Pollution Outreach

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard and the North American Marine Environment Protection Association announced an agreement to co-develop and implement

February 13, 2012
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Sunday, December 11, 2011
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“Clean Seas Are Good Business”

SHANGHAI, CHINA— At a recent Senior Maritime Forum held in conjunction with Marintec China 2011, Clay Maitland called for marine environment protection

December 11, 2011
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Thursday, June 30, 2011

BOEMRE raises fines for offshore violations

WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- The Interior Department is asking Congress to increase fines for oil and natural gas companies that break offshore drilling laws, with

June 30, 2011
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Global shipping leaders call for action to create sustainable industry

Forum for the Future’s Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) brings together some of the biggest names in the maritime sector to plan how it can

May 17, 2011
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Young Maritime Industry Environmental Group Celebrates Accelerated Growth

While Earth Day was being celebrated around the world, a young maritime industry led agency added to the festivities by announcing it now has over 100

April 26, 2011
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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Garbage Patch – Plastic Island in the Pacific

With all the recent talk of the Gulf Oil Spill and its effect on the marine environment it is good to take a moment and look at some of

July 6, 2010
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