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US: Clean Shipping Act 2023 introduced to help curb GHG emissions from ships

June 9, 2023


As informed, the new legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Nanette Barragán, Congressman Robert Garcia, and Senator Alex Padilla, on 8 June.

The bill aims to clean up the shipping industry, protect the health of port communities, address environmental injustice, and provide solutions to the climate crisis by giving the Environmental Protection Agency the authority to regulate carbon intensity standards for maritime fuel. Technological pathways exist to make this possible, the officials noted.

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