Marine pollution and environmental response

Ballast water, marine spills, tanker safety requirements, reporting marine pollution, abandoned boats.

Services and information

Managing ballast water

The Canadian Ballast Water Program, environmental impacts of ballast water, treatment and management, public education and outreach.

Environmental response to marine spills

Oil spill preparedness and response, aerial surveillance, hazardous and noxious substances response, advisory councils.

Reporting marine pollution

Reporting marine pollution incidents to the Canadian Coast Guard.

Vessel safety, spill prevention and response

Oil tanker safety statistics, oil spill prevention measures, risk assessment, response, liability, compensation, port protection.

Abandoned boats and wrecks

Impact of abandoned boats, what to do if you find one, Abandoned Boats Program (ABP).

Apply for ABP-A&R funding

How to apply for assessments and removals (A&R) funding.

Apply for ABP-EA&R funding

How to apply for education, awareness and research (EA&R) funding.

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