Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970

Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970

Legislation in the United States requiring ship owners to pay to clean up their ships' pollution. Ships may be refused the right to travel in certain waters if their owners cannot show that they have the ability to pay for any potential clean-ups.
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Section 21(b) of the Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970
shall be subject to [all water pollution laws]."(200) This provision was first drafted in 1970 as section 21(a) of the Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970, and it originally referred to "any discharges allegedly contributing to pollution from any such Federal property ...

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