Latest News about Air Pollution and Its Effects

EPA proposes cuts in air pollution from foreign ships (Los Angeles Times)
Monday March 30th 2009, 10:38 pm

The agency wants the U.N.’s International Maritime Organization to create a 230-mile Emissions Control Area on the coasts of the U.S. and Canada. Foreign vessels comprise 95% of calls to U.S. ports. The Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it has submitted a proposal to the International Maritime Organization that would create tougher emissions standards for foreign vessels in the coastal …

[News Source]