16 U.S. Code § 2431 - Findings and purpose
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Findings and purpose
(a) FindingsThe Congress finds that—
the Convention serves important United States environmental and resource management interests;
the Convention represents an important contribution to United States long term legal and political objectives of maintenance of Antarctica as an area of peaceful international cooperation;
the United States has important security, economic, and environmental interests in developing and maintaining a fleet of icebreaking vessels capable of operating effectively in the heavy ice regions of Antarctica.
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