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Environmental
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coastguard
Definition

A maritime force which aids shipping, saves lives at sea, prevents smuggling, etc. It also responds to emergencies involving oil spills and other discharges at sea and takes the lead in enforcing the law, including assessing penalties for environmental violations.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1528