TITLE

Garbage-dumping: The cruise industry cleans up its act

PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Conde Nast Traveler;May97, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on efforts by the cruise industry to curb garbage dumping in seas. Citations issued in 1996 in violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution From Ships; Improvement in the record of the Princess Cruise Lines.
ACCESSION #
9709292573

 

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