Environmental Standards Division
(Formerly CG-5224, G-PSO-4, and G-MSO-4)
Under the direction and supervision of the Chief, Office of Operating and Environmental Standards (CG-OES), the Chief, the Environmental Standards Division (CG-OES-3) shall:
Develop and maintain standards and regulations for inspected and uninspected vessels, facilities, and offshore platforms.
Develop and maintain standards, regulations, and industry guidance for vessel, facility, and platform operations.
Develop and maintain regulations and guidance concerning operational pollution prevention, response, and removal.
- Represents the United States at the IMO Pollution Prevention and Response Sub-committee (PPR) and the International Standards Organization (ISO)
- Responsible for United States Environmental Arctic Policy
- Oversees the Coast Guard’s Independent Laboratory program for Ballast Water Management Systems