Coast Guard seeks data on vessel discharge reports

June 6, 2024
The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking information about the recordkeeping and reporting procedures required under its ballast water regulations issued in 2012 and 2015, as well as requirements under EPA’s 2013 vessel general permit (VGP), planning to use the information for evaluations of new and updated policy solutions. The Coast Guard, part of the Department of Homeland Security, is slated to publish an information collection request (ICR) for recordkeeping and reporting requirements to document environmental compliance on certain commercial vessels...

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