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water pollution

the contamination of lakes, rivers, and streams by industrial or community sources of pollutants.
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The plan establishes six goals for the National Marine Pollution Program, which is a composite of all marine pollution research and development programs sponsored by the Federal government.
In particular, we have addressed (1) prevention of marine pollution, (2) urban transport and environment, and (3) development and promotion of environmentally friendly vehicles, and have issued three statements on these items.
Marine Positive advises municipalities and businesses on ways to first reduce their contribution to marine pollution and then offset their unavoidable remaining acquatrail - the negative impact of pollution on the world's waters - with reparative aquatic projects.
At the Summit, students will participate in an intensive program to learn more about plastic marine pollution and develop their leadership, public speaking, and communications skills, which will result in a global network of environmental youth leaders.
He said the lack of clean water supplies, marine pollution, deficiencies in solid waste management and challenges to plant and animal biodiversity were some of the major environment issues facing the region.
Al Akhzami said that they have sought help from private companies involved in fighting marine pollution.
It also protects the waters around the country from marine pollution from ships.
A previous conference in 2004 resulted in a book that focused mainly on issues of civil liability and compensation in connection with marine pollution.
He said coordinated efforts between bordering states in the region would help to deal effectively with marine pollution issues.
KUWAIT, April 26 (KUNA) -- Ministry of Communications wrapped up on Sunday a workshop on marine pollution in which a number of representatives from the GCC countries took part.
The court has repeatedly taken serious note of marine pollution caused due to disregard for relevant rules by the concerned civic agencies as well as industrial units in the metropolis.
The subsequent sessions will cover prevention of marine pollution by ships, transport policies to mitigate air pollution in urban areas, and development and promotion of low-pollution vehicles.

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