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Environmental Philosophy and Policy

River City Towing Services, Inc. recognizes the importance of efficiently meeting the waterborne transportation needs of the United States in an environmentally friendly manner while protecting the health and safety of our employees and the public. The management and the employees of River City Towing Services, Inc., are committed to continuously improving the compatibility of our operations with the environment. In furtherance of this commitment, the management and the employees of "RCT" pledge to the following:

  • Conduct our business and operate our vessels in a manner that protects the environment and the safety and health of our employees and the general public.

  • Recognize and be responsive to public concerns about waterborne transportation and its effects on the environment.

  • Make safety, health, and the environmental priorities in our business planning.

  • Work in partnership with manufacturers, shippers, and vendors to enhance safe transportation of products and the management of associated cargo residues and cleaning wastes.

  • Commit to reduce overall emissions and waste generation, and comply with all laws and regulations concerning emissions and waste.

  • Participate with government and the public in creating responsible laws and regulations and standards to safeguard the workplace, community, and the environment.

  • Establish and maintain, in cooperation with public authorities and others, contingency procedures and plans to mitigate the effects of accidents, which may occur.


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