Mediterranean to be sulphur emission control area by 2025

Mediterranean coastal states this week agreed to create an emissions control area (ECA) for sulphur oxides (SOx) in the Mediterranean with an additional commitment to work towards extending the measure to include nitrogen oxides (NOx) as in the existing ECAs in the North Atlantic and Baltic seas.

by Richard Weyndling
A cruise ship in Venice
Italy is the Mediterranean country most impacted by marine emissions because of the length of its coastline (Photo by MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP via Getty Images)

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