Latest Ship pollution Stories

2011-11-05 01:17:03

Invasive species have hitchhiked to the U.S. on cargo ships for centuries, but the method U.S. regulators most rely on to keep them out is not equally effective across coasts.

2009-03-31 06:40:00

A US request was made to the United Nations International Maritime Organization asking that a safe barrier be established along American coastlines to reduce pollution emitted by ocean-going ships which jeopardize human health.

2009-03-30 11:35:00

Fuel from Sea-Going Vessels Is Major Source of Air Pollution at 100+ U.S. Port Cities, New EDF Report Shows PORT NEWARK, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) applauds the historic request by the U.S.

2005-10-05 17:38:50

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Diesel fumes from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach -- the busiest U.S. seaport complex -- raise the risk of cancer for people living up to 15 miles inland, a new air quality study says.

2005-07-19 13:21:40

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian spotter planes will for the first time start monitoring Arctic waters for illegal discharges of waste by ships which could damage the region's delicate environment, officials said on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.