US (United States) Code. Title 32. Chapter 39: Shore protection from municipal or commercial waste

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33 USC CHAPTER 39 - SHORE PROTECTION FROM MUNICIPAL OR

COMMERCIAL WASTE 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

CHAPTER 39 - SHORE PROTECTION FROM MUNICIPAL OR COMMERCIAL WASTE

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CHAPTER 39 - SHORE PROTECTION FROM MUNICIPAL OR COMMERCIAL WASTE

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SUBCHAPTER I - SHORE PROTECTION

Sec.

2601. Definitions.

2602. Vessel permits and numbers.

(a) In general.

(b) Permit applications.

(c) Effective date of permits.

(d) Denial of permits.

(e) Permit decision.

(f) Maintaining permit.

(g) Vessel information system.

2603. Waste handling practices.

(a) In general.

(b) Regulations.

2604. Suspension, revocation, and injunctions.

(a) Suspension and revocation.

(b) Injunctions.

2605. Enforcement.

(a) General authority.

(b) Periodic examinations.

(c) Refusal of clearance.

(d) Denial of entry and detention.

(e) Persistent violators.

2606. Subpena authority.

(a) General authority.

(b) Subpena authority.

(c) Failure to comply.

(d) Witness fees.

2607. Fees.

2608. Civil penalty procedures.

(a) General procedures.

(b) Compromising penalties.

(c) Referral to Attorney General.

(d) Refund of penalty.

2609. Penalties.

(a) General penalty.

(b) Operating without a permit.

(c) Criminal penalty.

(d) Payments for information.

SUBCHAPTER II - RELATED PROVISIONS

2621. Study and recommendations.

(a) Study.

(b) Recommendations.

2622. Relation to other laws.

(a) Effect on Federal and State laws.

(b) Effect on foreign vessels.

2623. Authorization of appropriations.

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SUBCHAPTER I - SHORE PROTECTION

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33 USC Sec. 2601 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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SUBCHAPTER I - SHORE PROTECTION

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Sec. 2601. Definitions

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In this chapter -

(1) "Administrator" means the Administrator of the

Environmental Protection Agency.

(2) "coastal waters" means -

(A) the territorial sea of the United States;

(B) the Great Lakes and their connecting waters;

(C) the marine and estuarine waters of the United States up

to the head of tidal influence; and

(D) the Exclusive Economic Zone as established by

Presidential Proclamation Number 5030, dated March 10, 1983.

(3) "municipal or commercial waste" means solid waste (as

defined in section 6903 of title 42) except -

(A) solid waste identified and listed under section 6921 of

title 42;

(B) waste generated by the vessel during normal operations;

(C) debris solely from construction activities;

(D) sewage sludge subject to regulation under title I of the

Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 [33

U.S.C. 1411 et seq.]; and

(E) dredged or fill material subject to regulation under

title I of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act

of 1972 [33 U.S.C. 1411 et seq.], the Federal Water Pollution

Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.), or the Rivers and Harbors

Appropriation Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 401 et seq.).

(4) "person" means an individual, trust, firm, joint stock

company, corporation (including a government corporation),

partnership, association, State, municipality, commission,

political subdivision of a State, or any interstate body.

(5) "receiving facility" means a facility or operation where

municipal or commercial waste is unloaded from a vessel.

(6) "United States", when used in a geographic sense, means the

States of the United States, Puerto Rico, the District of

Columbia, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern

Mariana Islands, and any other territory or possession of the

United States.

(7) "waste source" means a facility or vessel from which

municipal or commercial waste is loaded onto a vessel, including

any rolling stock or motor vehicles from which that waste is

directly loaded.

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(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4101, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4154.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Presidential Proclamation Number 5030, referred to in par.

(2)(D), is set out under section 1453 of Title 16, Conservation.

The Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972,

referred to in par. (3)(D) and (E), is Pub. L. 92-532, Oct. 23,

1972, 86 Stat. 1052, as amended. Title I of that Act is classified

generally to subchapter I (Sec. 1411 et seq.) of chapter 27 of this

title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see

Short Title note set out under section 1401 of this title and

Tables.

The Federal Water Pollution Control Act, referred to in par.

(3)(E), is act June 30, 1948, ch. 758, as amended generally by Pub.

L. 92-500, Sec. 2, Oct. 18, 1972, 86 Stat. 816, which is classified

generally to chapter 26 (Sec. 1251 et seq.) of this title. For

complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title

note set out under section 1251 of this title and Tables.

The Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1899, referred to in

par. (3)(E), is act Mar. 3, 1899, ch. 425, 30 Stat. 1151, as

amended, which enacted sections 401, 403, 404, 406 to 409, 411 to

416, 418, 502, 549, 686, and 687 of this title. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

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SHORT TITLE

Section 4001 of title IV of Pub. L. 100-688 provided that: "This

title [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the 'Shore Protection

Act of 1988'."

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TERRITORIAL SEA OF UNITED STATES

For extension of territorial sea of United States, see Proc. No.

5928, set out as a note under section 1331 of Title 43, Public

Lands.

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33 USC Sec. 2602 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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SUBCHAPTER I - SHORE PROTECTION

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Sec. 2602. Vessel permits and numbers

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(a) In general

A vessel (except a public vessel as defined in section 2101 of

title 46) may not transport municipal or commercial waste in

coastal waters without -

(1) a permit for that vessel from the Secretary of

Transportation; and

(2) displaying a number or other marking on the vessel as

prescribed by the Secretary under chapter 123 or section 12502(b)

of title 46.

(b) Permit applications

Application for a permit required by subsection (a) of this

section shall be made by the vessel owner or operator and include -

(1) the name, address, and telephone number of the vessel owner

and operator;

(2) the vessel's name and identification number;

(3) the vessel's area of operation;

(4) the vessel's transport capacity;

(5) a history of the types of cargo transported by that vessel

during the previous year, including identifying the type of

municipal or commercial waste transported as -

(A) municipal waste;

(B) commercial waste;

(C) medical waste; or

(D) waste of another character.

(6) any other information the Secretary may require; and

(7) an acknowledgment.

(c) Effective date of permits

A permit issued under this section -

(1) is effective 30 days after the date on which it was issued;

(2) may be issued only for a period of not more than 5 years

after the effective date of the permit;

(3) may be renewed for periods of not more than 5 years only by

the vessel owner or operator that applied for the original

permit; and

(4) is terminated when the vessel is sold.

(d) Denial of permits

The Secretary may, or at the request of the Administrator shall,

deny the issuance of a permit for any vessel if the owner or

operator of the vessel has a record of a pattern of serious

violations of -

(1) this subchapter;

(2) the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.);

(3) the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of

1972 [16 U.S.C. 1431 et seq., 1447 et seq.; 33 U.S.C. 1401 et

seq., 2801 et seq.];

(4) the Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C.

401 et seq.); or

(5) the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et

seq.).

(e) Permit decision

The Secretary, after consultation with the Administrator, shall

issue or deny a vessel permit under this section within 30 days

after receiving a complete application. On denying the issuance of

the permit for a vessel the Secretary shall -

(1) notify the applicant of the denial and the reasons for the

denial; and

(2) provide an opportunity for a hearing on the denial.

(f) Maintaining permit

(1) In general

The permit issued for a vessel under this chapter shall be

maintained in a manner prescribed by the Secretary.

(2) Endorsements

If a vessel is a documented vessel, the Secretary may endorse a

permit on the vessel's certificate of documentation.

(g) Vessel information system

The Secretary may include information in a permit in the vessel

information system maintained under chapter 125 of title 46.

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(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4102, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4155.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Solid Waste Disposal Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(2), is

title II of Pub. L. 89-272, Oct. 20, 1965, 79 Stat. 997, as amended

generally by Pub. L. 94-580, Sec. 2, Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2795,

which is classified generally to chapter 82 (Sec. 6901 et seq.) of

Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set

out under section 6901 of Title 42 and Tables.

The Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972,

referred to in subsec. (d)(3), is Pub. L. 92-532, Oct. 23, 1972, 86

Stat. 1052, as amended, which is classified generally to chapters

27 (Sec. 1401 et seq.) and 41 (Sec. 2801 et seq.) of this title and

chapters 32 (Sec. 1431 et seq.) and 32A (Sec. 1447 et seq.) of

Title 16, Conservation. For complete classification of this Act to

the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1401 of this

title and Tables.

The Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1899, referred to in

subsec. (d)(4), is act Mar. 3, 1899, ch. 425, 30 Stat. 1151, as

amended, which enacted sections 401, 403, 404, 406 to 409, 411 to

416, 418, 502, 549, 686, and 687 of this title. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

The Federal Water Pollution Control Act, referred to in subsec.

(d)(5), is act June 30, 1948, ch. 758, as amended generally by Pub.

L. 92-500, Sec. 2, Oct. 18, 1972, 86 Stat. 816, which is classified

generally to chapter 26 (Sec. 1251 et seq.) of this title. For

complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title

note set out under section 1251 of this title and Tables.

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 4204(b) of Pub. L. 100-688 provided that: "Section

4102(a) of this Act [33 U.S.C. 2602(a)] is effective 240 days after

the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 18, 1988]."

AVAILABILITY OF APPLICATIONS

Section 4204(a) of Pub. L. 100-688 provided that: "The Secretary

shall make vessel applications for permits to be issued under

section 4102 of this Act [33 U.S.C. 2602] publicly available within

60 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 18, 1988]."

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 2605, 2609 of this title.

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33 USC Sec. 2603 01/06/03

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Sec. 2603. Waste handling practices

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(a) In general

(1) Loading

The owner or operator of the waste source shall take all

reasonable steps to assure that all municipal or commercial waste

is loaded onto a vessel in a manner that assures that waste

deposited in coastal waters is minimized.

(2) Securing

The owner or operator of a vessel shall assure that all

municipal or commercial waste loaded onto the vessel is secured

by netting or other means to assure that waste will not be

deposited into coastal waters during transport.

(3) Offloading

The owner or operator of the receiving facility shall take all

reasonable steps to assure that any municipal or commercial waste

is offloaded from a vessel in a manner that assures that waste

deposited into coastal waters is minimized.

(4) Cleaning up

The owner or operator of any waste source or receiving facility

shall provide adequate control measures to clean up any municipal

or commercial waste which is deposited into coastal waters.

(b) Regulations

The Administrator, in consultation with the Secretary of

Transportation, shall prescribe regulations -

(1) requiring that waste sources, receiving facilities, and

vessels provide the means and facilities to assure that the waste

will not be deposited into coastal waters during loading,

offloading, and transport;

(2) requiring, as appropriate, the submission and adoption by

each responsible party of an operation and maintenance manual

identifying procedures to be used to prevent, report, and clean

up any deposit of municipal or commercial waste into coastal

waters, including record keeping requirements; and

(3) if the Administrator determines that tracking systems are

required to assure adequate enforcement of laws preventing the

deposit of municipal or commercial waste into coastal waters,

requiring installation of the appropriate systems within 18

months after the Administrator makes that determination.

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(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4103, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4156.)

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section 4204(c) of Pub. L. 100-688 provided that: "Section 4103

of this Act [33 U.S.C. 2603] takes effect 60 days after the date of

enactment of this Act [Nov. 18, 1988]."

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Sec. 2604. Suspension, revocation, and injunctions

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(a) Suspension and revocation

After notice and opportunity for a hearing, the Secretary of

Transportation may, and at the request of the Administrator shall,

suspend or revoke a permit issued to a vessel under this chapter

for a violation of this chapter or a regulation prescribed under

this chapter.

(b) Injunctions

The Secretary or the Administrator may bring a civil action to

enjoin any operation in violation of this chapter or a regulation

prescribed under this chapter in the district court of the United

States for the district in which the violation occurred.

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(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4104, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4157.)

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Sec. 2605. Enforcement

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(a) General authority

The Secretary of Transportation shall enforce this chapter under

section 89 of title 14. The Secretary may authorize other officers

or employees of the United States Government to enforce this

chapter under that section.

(b) Periodic examinations

The Secretary shall conduct periodic examinations of vessels

operating under this chapter transporting municipal or commercial

waste to determine that each of these vessels has a permit issued

under section 2602 of this title.

(c) Refusal of clearance

The Secretary of the Treasury may refuse the clearance required

by section 91 of title 46, Appendix, to any vessel subject to this

chapter which does not have a permit required under section 2602 of

this title.

(d) Denial of entry and detention

If a vessel does not comply with this chapter, the Secretary of

Transportation may -

(1) deny entry to any place in the United States; and

(2) detain at the place in the United States from which it is

about to depart.

(e) Persistent violators

The Administrator shall conduct an investigation of the owner or

operator of a vessel or facility if the owner has 5 or more

separate violations during a 6-month period.

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(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4105, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4157.)

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Sec. 2606. Subpena authority

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(a) General authority

In an investigation under this chapter, the attendance and

testimony of witnesses, including parties in interest, and the

production of any evidence may be compelled by subpena. The subpena

authority granted by this section is coextensive with that of a

district court of the United States, in civil matters, for the

district in which the investigation is conducted.

(b) Subpena authority

An official designated by the Secretary of Transportation or

Administrator to conduct an investigation under this chapter may

issue subpenas as provided in this section and administer oaths to

witnesses.

(c) Failure to comply

When a person fails to obey a subpena issued under this section,

the district court of the United States for the district in which

the investigation is conducted or in which the person failing to

obey is found, shall on proper application issue an order directing

that person to comply with the subpena. The court may punish as

contempt any disobedience of its order.

(d) Witness fees

A witness complying with a subpena issued under this section may

be paid for actual travel and attendance at the rate provided for

witnesses in the district courts of the United States.

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(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4106, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4157.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original

"this part" and was translated as reading "this title" to reflect

the probable intent of Congress.

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Sec. 2607. Fees

-STATUTE-

The Secretary of Transportation may collect a fee under section

9701 of title 31 of not more than $1,000, from each person to whom

a permit is issued under this subchapter for a permitting system

and to maintain information.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4107, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4158.)

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Sec. 2608. Civil penalty procedures

-STATUTE-

(a) General procedures

After notice and an opportunity for a hearing, a person found by

the Secretary of Transportation to have violated this chapter or a

regulation prescribed under this chapter for which a civil penalty

is provided, is liable to the United States Government for the

civil penalty provided. The amount of the civil penalty shall be

assessed by the Secretary by written notice. In determining the

amount of the penalty, the Secretary shall consider the nature,

circumstances, extent, and gravity of the prohibited acts committed

and, with respect to the violator, the degree of culpability, any

history of prior offenses, ability to pay, and other matters that

justice requires.

(b) Compromising penalties

The Secretary may compromise, modify, or remit, with or without

consideration, a civil penalty under this chapter until the

assessment is referred to the Attorney General.

(c) Referral to Attorney General

If a person fails to pay an assessment of a civil penalty after

it has become final, the Secretary may refer the matter to the

Attorney General for collection in an appropriate district court of

the United States.

(d) Refund of penalty

The Secretary may refund or remit a civil penalty collected under

this chapter if -

(1) application has been made for refund or remission of the

penalty within one year from the date of payment; and

(2) the Secretary finds that the penalty was unlawfully,

improperly, or excessively imposed.

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(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4108, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4158.)

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Sec. 2609. Penalties

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(a) General penalty

Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person

violating this chapter is liable to the United States Government

for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000. Each day of a

continuing violation is a separate violation. A vessel involved in

the violation also is liable in rem for the penalty.

(b) Operating without a permit

A person violating section 2602 of this title is liable to the

United States Government for a civil penalty of not more than

$10,000. Each day of a continuing violation is a separate

violation. A vessel involved in the violation also is liable in rem

for the penalty.

(c) Criminal penalty

Any person that knowingly violates, or that knowingly aids,

abets, authorizes, or instigates a violation of this chapter, shall

be fined under title 18, imprisoned for not more than 3 years, or

both.

(d) Payments for information

The court, the Secretary of Transportation, or the Administrator,

as the case may be, may pay up to one-half of a fine or penalty to

any person giving information leading to the assessment of the fine

or penalty.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4109, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4158.)

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SUBCHAPTER II - RELATED PROVISIONS

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Sec. 2621. Study and recommendations

-STATUTE-

(a) Study

The Administrator, in consultation with the Secretary of

Transportation, shall conduct a study to determine the need for,

and effectiveness of additional tracking systems for vessels to

assure that municipal or commercial waste is not deposited in

coastal waters. In conducting this study, the Administrator shall

use the data collected from its permitting and enforcement

activities under this chapter. In determining the effectiveness of

tracking systems, the Administrator shall rely on the information

provided by the Secretary under subsection (b) of this section. The

report shall include a recommendation whether additional tracking

systems are needed. This study shall be submitted to Congress

within 24 months after November 18, 1988.

(b) Recommendations

The Secretary shall provide recommendations to the Administrator

concerning the various tracking systems that might be applicable to

vessels transporting municipal or commercial waste which the

Secretary currently is studying. The Secretary shall consider the

relative effectiveness of various systems and the relative costs of

the systems both to the United States Government and to the vessel

owner.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4201, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4159.)

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Sec. 2622. Relation to other laws

-STATUTE-

(a) Effect on Federal and State laws

This chapter does not affect the application of any other Federal

or State law, statutory or common, including the Marine Protection,

Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 [16 U.S.C. 1431 et seq., 1447

et seq.; 33 U.S.C. 1401 et seq., 2801 et seq.] and the Solid Waste

Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.).

(b) Effect on foreign vessels

This chapter shall be carried out with respect to foreign vessels

consistent with the obligations of the United States under

international law.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4202, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4159.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972,

referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 92-532, Oct. 23, 1972, 86

Stat. 1052, as amended, which is classified generally to chapters

27 (Sec. 1401 et seq.) and 41 (Sec. 2801 et seq.) of this title and

chapters 32 (Sec. 1431 et seq.) and 32A (Sec. 1447 et seq.) of

Title 16, Conservation. For complete classification of this Act to

the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1401 of this

title and Tables.

The Solid Waste Disposal Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is

title II of Pub. L. 89-272, Oct. 20, 1965, 79 Stat. 997, as amended

generally by Pub. L. 94-580, Sec. 2, Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2795,

which is classified generally to chapter 82 (Sec. 6901 et seq.) of

Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete

classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set

out under section 6901 of Title 42 and Tables.

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33 USC Sec. 2623 01/06/03

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TITLE 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

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SUBCHAPTER II - RELATED PROVISIONS

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Sec. 2623. Authorization of appropriations

-STATUTE-

There are authorized to be appropriated $1,500,000 for each of

the fiscal years 1989 and 1990, to carry out this chapter.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 100-688, title IV, Sec. 4203, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4160.)

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