GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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5 Apr 2017
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Tag: marine pollution

Coastal Louisiana bears scars of oil and gas industry

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Under the Coastal Voices program, Oceana traveled to Louisiana, to examine the effects of the oil and gas industry on the Gulf’s coastal residents and marine environment. Oil refineries in the region are mere blocks from homes, and chronic oil spills and leaks mar the water flowing through coastal areas.

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Oil still leaking from grounded ship in Mexico

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Mexico’s environmental protection agency informed that oil is still leaking from bulk carrier Los Llanitos, twenty months after it grounded near Barra de Navidad, Jalisco, due to inclement weather. The vessel, carrying 27 crew members, ran aground in October 2015, after it was caught in Hurricane Patricia, sustaining extensive damage.

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IMO moves ahead with oceans and climate change agenda

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At MEPC 71, on 3-7 July, IMO progressed its environmental agenda, by clarifying the ballast water management schedule, progressing GHG and air pollution issues, adopting new NOx emission control areas, designating a further Particularly Sensitive Sea Area and agreeing to work on implementation of the 0.50% global sulphur limit.

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