New plan to reduce waste

MAJURO – A new plan endorsed last week will result in the reduction of waste materials being dumped from ships in Pacific waters.

And, less pollution and waste in our oceans is good news for the people and environment of the Pacific region.

The Regional Reception Facilities Plan, developed by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is the first of its kind in the world.

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