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Environmental Commitment

Kirby Inland Marine considers environmental protection of utmost importance demonstrating this commitment through participation in various internal projects and industry programs. However, our commitment to the environment does not stop at protection; Kirby Inland is also active in the preservation of our environment as evidenced by our unique Neotropical Bird Habitat created on Bolivar peninsula.

Environmental Policy

The Company recognizes the importance of efficiently meeting the waterborne transportation needs of the United States in an environmentally sound manner while protecting the health and safety of our employees and the public. The management and the employees of Kirby are committed to continuously improving the compatibility of our operations with the environment. In furtherance of this commitment, the management and employees of Kirby Inland Marine pledge to:

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

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

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Make safety, health, and the environment a priority in our business planning.

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

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

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

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