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Watch “Oil in our Waters” to learn more about the problem of intentional oil pollution from ships.

Oil in Our Waters is a 22-minute documentary about the illegal dumping of oil from ships. This film explores the extent of the problem, the impact of oil on the marine environment, the creation of MARPOL, the rewards for whistleblowers, and the penalties faced by polluters caught in the United States.

Meet the Coast Guard inspectors, Justice Department lawyers, and scientists who are leading the fight against marine oil pollution!

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Watch a special 10-minute cut of the film intended for Coast Guard Auxiliary members!

Watch a special 8-minute interview with the director of the film, Micah Fink!