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View PDF at GPO §§ 151.51-151.77, App. A
Appendix A to §§ 151.51 through 151.77—Summary of Garbage Discharge Restrictions
Garbage type All vessels except fixed or floating platforms and associated vessels Fixed or floatingplatforms & assoc. vessels 3 (33 CFR 151.73)
Outside special areas(33 CFR 151.69) In special areas 2 (33 CFR 151.71)
Note 1: Comminuted or ground garbage must be able to pass through a screen with a mesh size no larger than 25 mm. (1 inch) (33 CFR 151.75).
Note 2: Special areas under Annex V are the Mediterranean, Baltic, Black, Red, and North Seas areas, the Gulfs area, and the Wider Caribbean Region. (33 CFR 151.53).
Note 3: Fixed or floating platforms and associated vessels includes all fixed or floating platforms engaged in exploration, exploitation or associated offshore processing of seabed mineral resources, and all ships within 500m of such platforms.
Note 4: When garbage is mixed with other harmful substances having different disposal or discharge requirements, the more stringent disposal restrictions shall apply.
Plastics—includes synthetic ropes and fishing nets and plastic bags Disposal prohibited (33 CFR 151.67) Disposal prohibited (33 CFR 151.67) Disposal prohibited (33 CFR 151.67).
Dunnage, lining and packing materials that float Disposal prohibited less than 25 miles from nearest land and in the navigable waters of the U.S Disposal prohibited (33 CFR 151.71). Disposal prohibited.
Paper, rags, glass, metal bottles, crockery and similar refuse Disposal prohibited less than 12 miles from nearest land and in the navigable waters of the U.S Disposal prohibited (33 CFR 151.71) Disposal prohibited.
Paper, rags, glass, etc. comminuted or ground 1 Disposal prohibited less than 3 miles from nearest land and in the navigable waters of the U.S Disposal prohibited (33 CFR 151.71) Disposal prohibited.
Victual waste not comminuted or ground Disposal prohibited less than 12 miles from nearest land and in the navigable waters of the U.S Disposal prohibited less than 12 miles from nearest land Disposal prohibited.
Victual waste comminuted or ground 1 Disposal prohibited less than 3 miles from nearest land and in the navigable waters of the U.S Disposal prohibited less than 12 miles from nearest land, except in the Wider Caribbean Region special area, where disposal is prohibited less than 3 miles from nearest land Disposal prohibited less than 12 miles from nearest land and in the navigable waters of the U.S.
Mixed garbage types 4 See Note 4 See Note 4 See Note 4.
[USCG-2011-0187, 77 FR 19543, Apr. 2, 2012]

Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-09-15; vol. 79 # 178 - Monday, September 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 54907 - Dry Cargo Residue Discharges in the Great Lakes
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule; information collection approval.
      The requirements of 33 CFR 151.66(b)(5), published in the Federal Register on January 31, 2014 (79 FR 5261), will be enforceable beginning September 15, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 151

Title 33 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 33 CFR 151 after this date.

  • 2014-09-15; vol. 79 # 178 - Monday, September 15, 2014
    1. 79 FR 54907 - Dry Cargo Residue Discharges in the Great Lakes
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, Coast Guard
      Final rule; information collection approval.
      The requirements of 33 CFR 151.66(b)(5), published in the Federal Register on January 31, 2014 (79 FR 5261), will be enforceable beginning September 15, 2014.
      33 CFR Part 151