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Marine debris

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_debris

Marine debris, also known as marine litter, is human-created waste that has deliberately or ... Deliberate disposal of wastes at sea is called ocean dumping.

Ocean Dumping Management | US EPA

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May 24, 2016 ... The Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA), also known as the Ocean Dumping Act, regulates the transportation and ...

Ocean Disposal Sites | Ocean Dumping Management | US EPA

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Dec 14, 2015 ... EPA is responsible for designating and managing ocean dumping sites under the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA).

Ocean Dumping - water, effects, environmental, pollutants, United ...

www.pollutionissues.com/Na-Ph/Ocean-Dumping.html

Early dumping started in rivers, lakes, and estuaries, whereas ocean dumping was simply not used because of the distance and difficulty in transporting waste ...

Ocean Dumping - NOAA Ocean Explorer - National Oceanic and ...

oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/deepeast01/background/dumping/dumping.html

Currently, ocean dumping is generally banned worldwide. The motivation for banning ocean dumping gained momentum when contaminated wastes from ...

The Effects of Ocean Dumping - Environment 911

www.environment911.org/The_Effects_of_Ocean_Dumping

Apr 20, 2011 ... The legal definition of ocean dumping refers to the dumping of garbage, sewage, waste chemicals, and construction debris into the ocean.

Illegal ocean dumping persists despite DOJ crackdown | Center for ...

www.publicintegrity.org/2012/03/30/8558/illegal-ocean-dumping-persists-despite-doj-crackdown

Mar 30, 2012 ... Federal prosecutors target dumping on the high seas, which taints global waterways with oil and other contaminants.

Millions of tons of trash dumped into world's oceans, mostly from ...

www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-tons-of-plastic-trash-in-oceans-20150213-story.html

Feb 13, 2015 ... Millions of tons of plastic trash flow into the world's oceans each year, and a new study finds that most of it comes from China and developing ...

5 countries dump more plastic into the oceans than the rest of the ...

www.pri.org/stories/2016-01-13/5-countries-dump-more-plastic-oceans-rest-world-combined

Jan 13, 2016 ... Plastics are destroying ocean ecosystems — here are the worst offenders.

Ocean Dumping: An Old Problem Continues - DigitalCommons@Pace

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Ocean Dumping: An Old Problem. Continues. I. Introduction. Prior to the enactment by Congress of the Marine Protec- tion, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of ...

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Learn about Ocean Dumping | Ocean Dumping Management | US ...

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Jan 29, 2016 ... How does EPA help protect the ocean? Besides EPA, what are other federal agencies' roles with respect to ocean dumping? What materials ...

Cause and Effects of Ocean Dumping - Marine Insight

www.marineinsight.com

Jul 29, 2015 ... Ocean dumping is an activity that indicates dumping of various kinds of pollutants , mainly human generated, into the ocean water. The article ...

Ocean Pollution - MarineBio.org

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The dumping of industrial, nuclear and other waste into oceans was legal until the early 1970's when it became regulated; however, dumping still occurs illegally ...