Ocean Pollution, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Oceans and Atmosphere..., 93-1, on S. 1067..., S. 1070..., S. 1351..., June 12, 13, and 28, 1973

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Page 181 - States shall take all possible steps to prevent pollution of the seas by substances that are liable to create hazards to human health, to harm living resources and marine life, to damage amenities or to interfere with other legitimate uses of the sea.
Page 218 - International Convention for the Prevention of the Pollution of the Sea by Oil, 1954, may be cited as the "Oil Pollution Act, 1961".
Page 73 - Nations and the principles of international law, the sovereign right to exploit their own resources pursuant to their own environmental and developmental policies, and the responsibility to ensure that activities within their jurisdiction or control do not cause damage to the environment of other States or of areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.
Page 135 - Any such inspection shall be limited to verifying that there is on board a valid certificate, unless there are clear grounds for believing that the condition of the ship or its equipment does not correspond substantially with the particulars of that certificate.
Page 163 - Article shall be fully recorded without delay in the oil record book so that all the entries in the book "appropriate to that operation are completed. Each page of the book shall be signed by the officer or officers in charge of the operations concerned and, when the ship is manned, by the master of the ship. The...
Page 127 - Activities in the Area" means all activities of exploration for, and exploitation of, the resources of the Area. (4) "Pollution of the marine environment...
Page 211 - maritime casualty" means a collision of ships, stranding or other incident of navigation, or other occurrence on board a ship or external to it resulting in material damage or imminent threat of material damage to a ship or cargo ; 2. "ship...
Page 209 - This Convention shall not apply to those vessels and aircraft entitled to sovereign immunity under international law. However each party shall ensure by the adoption of appropriate measures that such vessels and aircraft owned or operated by it act in a manner consistent with the object and purpose of this Convention, and shall inform the Organisation accordingly.
Page 211 - XII as may be necessary to prevent, mitigate or eliminate grave and imminent danger to their coastline, or related interests from pollution or threat thereof or from other hazardous occurrences resulting from or caused by any activities in the Area.
Page 53 - States have the obligation to protect and preserve the marine environment.

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