Loyola de Palacio, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Transport and Energy, speaks at the Forum Europe & Exxon Mobil Workshop “Europe’s energy outlook”
Brussels, 28 September 2004.
To ensure a successful start of emissions trading in the EU next January, the European Commission is taking legal action against Member States that are slow in taking all the necessary preparatory measures.<
With its “Pure thinking” exhibit at the 2004 SMM trade fair, Alfa Laval is letting environmental issues take centre stage. A major focus will be the presentation of the company’s ballast water treatment system, which will be commercially available in 2006.
April 27, 2004, marks one year since the Bouchard tank barge B. No. 120 ran aground and spilled 55,000 gallons of Number 6 fuel oil in Buzzards Bay. The Coast Guard has been working to clean up the spill and prevent similar disasters happening in the future.
Revised regulations for the prevention of pollution of the oceans by sewage from ships have been adopted by IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), which met for its 51st session from 29 March to 2 April 2004.
Revised regulations for the prevention of pollution of the oceans by sewage are expected to be adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee when it meets for its 51st session from 29 March to 2 April.