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Oil spill facility response plans

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2014

Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, onshore oil pipeline operators are required to maintain Facility Response Plans in which each operator ensures

EPA finalizes conditional exclusion for geologically sequestered CO2 and issues draft guidance on permitting injection wells for carbon capture and sequestration

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 26 2013

As we reported in a previous blog post, EPA was expected to issue a final rule conditionally excluding geologically sequestered CO2 from the

Coast Guard revises regulations for vapor control systems

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2013

On July 16, 2013 the Coast Guard published a final rule revising existing safety regulations for facility and vessel vapor control systems to make

New challenge filed to EPA's vessel general permit

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 12 2013

Following a 2006 court ruling requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate discharges incidental to the normal operation of vessels

Coast guard and BSEE update mobile offshore drilling unit responsibilities

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2013

On June 4, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) announced their execution of a Memorandum of

U.S. Coast Guard issues vessel air emission control area enforcement guidance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2012

On July 25, 2012, the U.S. Coast Guard issued guidelines for compliance with its enforcement of the North American Emission Control Area which goes into full effect on August 1, 2012

Greek shipping company sentenced to $2 million fine for MARPOL violations and cover-up

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2012

On March 27, 2012, the U.S. District Court in New Orleans sentenced Ilios Shipping Company S.A. to a monetary penalty of $2 million in accordance with a plea agreement, for failing to maintain an oil record book, obstruction of justice, and submitting false documents to the Coast Guard

Coast Guard announces new ballast water regime

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Two and one-half years after publication of its notice of proposed rulemaking in August 2009, this week the Coast Guard is publishing its final rule establishing a new ballast water regime

U.S. maritime administration issues marine highways public meeting notice

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2012

Congress directed the U.S. Maritime Administration to pursue a Marine Highway Program in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007

EPA releases draft vessel general permit

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2011

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has just released the 2013 Draft Vessel General Permit, which will replace the current 2008 Vessel General Permit, effective December 19, 2013