How damaging are ship emissions to the environment?



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    Shipping is an important industry worldwide, but the world’s waterways suffer greatly due to the sheer amount of environmental disturbances accompanying these behemouths. Ship emissions cause ridiculous amounts of toxic fumes to be released into the air and water,(think of your little car, and then think of how BIG a ship is comparitively) makng this not-so-fun byproduct of capitalism a highly watched item by the Environmental Protection Agency. Because of the harm of these emissions, many busy ports have created regulations on emissions in their ports. Attached is a link on how the Baltic Sea is having increasing amounts of ship emissions. 

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