The US Coast Guard issued a notice announcing release of its Policy Letter 11-01, Policy for Guidelines for Coast Guard Evaluations of Compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP) for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels. 76 Fed. Reg. 12982 (March 9, 2011). Note: The Policy Letter was actually posted on February 11. This Federal Register notice is somewhat late.