Solution for marine pollution

Lesson 19: Marine pollution

Control measures of marine pollution

  1. Introduction of sewage treatment plants to reduce BOD of final product before discharging into sea.

  2. Cleaning oil from surface waters and contaminated beaches can be accelerated through the use of chemical dispersants which can be sprayed on the oil.

  3. Load on top system reduce oil pollution cleaned with high pressures jets of water.

  4. Crude oil washing: The clingage is removed by jets of crude oil while the cargo is being unloaded.

  5. Persistant toxins and other wastes and plastic wastes should not be released or dumped into the marine system.

  6. Industries should be banned from releasing their wastes into the oceans
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