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IMO Panel Approves Draft Shipping GHG Policies Critics Say Are Too Weak

November 20, 2020
An environmental panel of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the global body that sets regulatory standards for shipping, has approved draft policies to curb greenhouse gas emissions that environmentalists and some industry groups have criticized for being too weak, paving the way for formal adoption of the measures. During a virtual meeting of its Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) Nov. 16-20, the panel agreed on draft measures previously developed by an IMO working group that will focus on boosting efficiency...

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