Coast Guard

Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the United States Coast Guard: Segregated Ballast in Certain Existing Tank Vessels

by William Lilley June 30, 1976 Coast Guard

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today filed comments on contemplated Coast Guard regulations designed to reduce oil pollution by tankships. The regulations under consideration would require retrofitting of large tankships that enter the navigable waters of the United States. Most oil tankers transport their cargoes in holds where the ship’s waste ballast is […]

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Tank Vessels Carrying Oil in Domestic Trade: Design Criteria vs. Effective Liability Assessment

by Robert D. Tollison October 30, 1975 Coast Guard

This report focuses upon the costs and benefits of the set of design criteria proposed for oil tankers by the U.S. Coast Guard, that is, segregated ballast construction. As such, it demonstrates in a rather dramatic fashion the dangers and costs of failing to consider appropriate alternatives to stringent rules when confronting environmental issues generally. In this report the costs […]

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Comments on the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the United States Coast Guard: Tank Vessels Carrying Oil in Domestic Trade

by Michael H. Moscow October 29, 1975 Coast Guard

The Council on Wage and Price Stability submits to the United States Coast Guard these comments about the Coast Guard’s proposed amendment to Part 157 of Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations to require the distribution of segregated ballast space throughout certain categories of seagoing tankships and barges that carry oil in the […]

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