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EPA building signThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing a stakeholder workshop to be held in Washington, DC, on July 30, 2018. This workshop will engage individuals and companies involved in U.S. coastal shipping as transportation providers or users, as well as states, local communities, and interested citizens, in the development of a study of the impacts on that sector of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA) fuel sulfur limits for ships.

The workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. EST and end at 3:00 p.m. EST. Parties wishing to attend the workshop should notify Julia MacAllister at telephone number: 734-214-4131; email address:

The workshop will be held at the following location: Room 1153, William Jefferson Clinton East, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460. Additional information related to the workshop will be posted on the EPA website at:​regulations-emissions-vehicles-and-engines/​designation-north-american-emission-control-area-marine.

EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2018-0396.