Ports and Waterways: Hearings Before the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, Second Session on Ports and Waterways Safety Act of 1972, March 2 and 3, 1976

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Page 284 - State and local governments, and other concerned public and private organizations, to use all practicable means and measures, including financial and technical assistance, in a manner calculated to foster and promote the general welfare, to create and maintain conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony, and fulfill the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations of Americans.
Page 353 - For the purpose of this section, the term — "(1) 'oil' means oil of any kind or in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse and oil mixed with wastes other than dredged spoil ; "(2) 'discharge...
Page 284 - In order to prevent damage to, or the destruction or loss of any vessel, bridge, or other structure on or in the navigable waters of the United States, or any land structure or shore area immediately adjacent to those waters...
Page 138 - the achievement by 1975 if possible, but certainly by the end of the decade, of the complete elimination of the willful and intentional pollution of the seas by oil and noxious substances other than oil, and the minimization of accidental spills...
Page 280 - Instantaneous rate of discharge of oil content" means the rate of discharge of oil in litres per hour at any instant divided by the speed of the ship in knots at the same instant.
Page 284 - ... the continuing policy of the Federal Government, in cooperation with State and local governments, and other concerned public and private organizations, to use all practical means and measures, including financial and technical assistance, in a manner calculated to foster and promote the general welfare...
Page 281 - If the depth of such a well exceeds half the height of the double bottom, h, shall be taken equal to the double bottom height minus the well height. Piping serving such wells if installed within the double bottom shall be fitted with valves or other closing arrangements located at the point of connection to the tank served to prevent oil outflow in the event of damage to the piping. Such piping shall be installed as high from the bottom shell as possible.
Page 139 - ... reduce cargo loss following collision, grounding, or other accident, and to reduce damage to the marine environment by normal vessel operations such as ballasting and deballasting, cargo handling, and other activities.
Page 282 - ... 1/15,000 of the total quantity of the particular cargo of which the residue formed a part, and...
Page 280 - Segregated ballast" means the ballast water introduced into a tank which is completely separated from the cargo oil and oil fuel system and which is permanently allocated to the carriage of ballast or to the carriage of ballast or cargoes other than oil or noxious substances as variously defined in the Annexes of the present Convention. (18) "Length...

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