U.S. Coast Guard publishes final rule for nontank vessel response plans

U.S. Coast Guard publishes final rule for nontank vessel response plans
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Monday publication of the final rule to increase pollution response preparedness for nontank vessels carrying oil in U.S. waters. The final rule establishes the content of oil discharge response plans so nontank vessel owners and operators understand how to comply with the preparation and submission requirements of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation...