Ocean Dumping Authorization--fiscal Year 1981: Report to Accompany H.R. 6616, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Waste disposal in the ocean
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action activities addition Administrator allow amended amenities apply appropriated authority bill carry certifies Committee on Merchant conduct Congress Congressional Budget considered consultation Convention deadline December 31 Department described designation determines disapproval dumping of industrial dumping of sewage ecological economic potentialities effective emergency permits Environmental Protection Agency established estimate exceed expected Federal agencies fiscal year 1981 foreign funds further Governor hearings held House of Representatives human health industrial waste insert Island issue issued pursuant March Marine and Fisheries marine environment Marine Protection marine sanctuary material ment Merchant Marine million for fiscal monitor necessary NOAA ocean dumping ocean waters operating ordered Party period permits pollution proposed Public Law received referred regulations reported request require Rules Sanctuaries Act schedule Secretary of Commerce session sewage sludge specified striking studies Subcommittee subsection territorial tion Title unacceptable United
Page 22 - For the purposes of this section — "(1) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die ; and " (2) the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain are excluded in the computation of any period of time in which Congress is in continuous session, "h.
Page 24 - Administrator determines that such dumping will not unreasonably degrade or endanger human health, welfare, or amenities, or the marine environment, ecological systems, or economic potentialities.
Page 22 - Each such department, agency, and instrumentality, in order to avoid duplication of effort, shall, whenever appropriate, utilize the personnel, services, and facilities of other Federal departments, agencies, and instrumentalities.
Page 22 - ... upon the expiration of the first period of sixty calendar days, of continuous session...
Page 21 - Secretary shall hold public hearings in the coastal areas which would be most directly affected by such designation, for the purpose of receiving and giving proper consideration to the views of any interested party. Such hearings shall be held no earlier than thirty days after the publication of a public notice thereof.
Page 20 - Lakes and their connecting waters, which he determines necessary for the purpose of preserving or restoring such areas for their conservation, recreational, ecological, or esthetic values.
Page 13 - For the purpose of subsection (b) of this section — (1) continuity of session is broken only by an adjournment of Congress sine die ; and (2) the days on which either House is not in session...
Page 22 - Secretary shall certify that the permitted activity is consistent with the purposes of this title and can be carried out within the regulations promulgated under this section. (g) The regulations issued pursuant to subsection (f) shall be applied in accordance with recognized principles of international law, including treaties^ conventions, and other agreements to which the United States is signatory. Unless the application of the regulations is in accordance with such principles or is otherwise...