Bains, Elizabeth
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on the enforcement of Directive 2005/35 to combat ship-source sea pollution across the European Union (EU) starting in April 2007. Under the new legislation, anyone found to have caused or contributed to illegal pollution, either deliberately or as a result of serious negligence, could face fines or even a prison sentence. The legislation relates to pollution in all sea areas and it is enforceable for all ships calling at EU ports.


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