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PPR 9-10-4 - Urgent matters related to the harmful effects of EGCS wastewater discharges andconflicts

PPR 9-10-4 – Urgent matters related to the harmful effects of EGCS wastewater discharges and conflicts with international treaty commitments and duties

This document identifies the risks associated with exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS) wastewater discharges and accordingly recommends criteria that should be considered when risk and impact assessment guidelines are developed. It also identifies local, regional, and international regulatory instruments and measures which should be considered and included when a database containing restrictions and conditions on EGCS discharges is created.
MEPC 77/9/1: The urgent need to address scrubber discharges

MEPC 77/9/1: The urgent need to address scrubber discharges

This document provides comments on documents MEPC 76/9/1 (ICES), MEPC 76/9/2 (Austria et al.) and MEPC 76/9/6 (Japan) and urges the Committee to approve the scope of work on scrubber discharges and identify zero-discharge areas, and require the work to be undertaken as a matter of urgency