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Carnival to spend $400 million to cut cruise ship pollution
Carnival to spend $400 million to cut cruise ship pollution

To meet caps on air emissions, Carnival Corp. has announced plans to spend $400 million to install technology to reduce pollution generated by its cruise ships. Miami-based Carnival, the world's largest cruise company, announced Thursday that it will use the money to add exhaust-cleaning "scrubbers" to a total of 70 ships in its worldwide fleet of 101 ships. Carnival had announced plans last year to install the scrubbers on 32 ships to meet pollution restrictions called for by the Environmental Protection Agency and the International Maritime Organization. "Carnival Corp. has agreed to develop and deploy a new type of exhaust gas cleaning system for ships, one...

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