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EPA and Canada move to clean up ship emissions

Huge amounts of cargo, from oil to t-shirts, are moved across the oceans by ship. So far, there has been little effort to deal with the emissions from these ships that generally burn some form of petroleum-based fuel.
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Written by Harry Fuller, Contributor on

Huge amounts of cargo, from oil to t-shirts, are moved across the oceans by ship. So far, there has been little effort to deal with the emissions from these ships that generally burn some form of petroleum-based fuel. There are many nuclear warships, but private corporations have not invested in nuclear-powered cargo ships...yet.

Here's a brief look at commercial nuclear vessels. Now the EPA and Canadian government are beginning to move on controlling the emissions of ships within nationally-governed waters.

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