Sarah Beason, Barry Hartman and Mark Ruge

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Raising the Stakes

By Sarah Beason, Barry Hartman and Mark Ruge 2016-12-02 16:21:49

Three Things You Should Know About the EPA’S New Vessel General Permit. By Sarah Beason, Barry Hartman and Mark Ruge             In the not-so-distant future the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will release its latest draft vessel general permit (VGP), sometimes known as VGP 3.0. The draft will be the agency’s latest permutation in an ongoing effort to regulate discharges from vessels, most notably ballast water discharges, which are considered a major source of invasive species.  Every maritime executive...

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