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No Dumping Plastics in the Ocean: Marpol Annex V and Marine Dangers

1993
2 pp.
MITSG 92-9/10

Everyone who uses the rivers, beaches, bays or oceans needs to understand the dangers posed by plastic waste in the water. As significantly, everyone needs to understand their legal responsibility with regards to plastics pollution. These two broachures explain the issues surrounding plastics pollution. MARPOL Annex V explains the law prohibiting dumping plastics in the ocean or inland waters, and Marine Dangers tells why MARPOL is necessary and what citizens can do to help.

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