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Pollution by Dumping

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: January 1985
  • Page count: 77
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 85.V.12

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Ocean dumping, the deliberate disposal of toxic, harmful, noxious or persistent substances and materials into the sea, from ships, aircraft, platforms and other man-made structures at sea, raises a series of issues which can be placed into two categories: the establishment of rules or standards and their enforcement. This study provides information from the Law of the Sea Conventions, on the evolution of the provisions relating to ocean dumping.