Definition of Ocean dumping permit
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Ocean dumping permit Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
Under the Ocean Dumping Ban Act of 1988, which amended the 1972 Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA), no new permits for the dumping of sewage sludge or industrial waste are allowed, and all holders of existing permits were forced to cease ocean dumping of these materials on December 31, 1991.