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NSF's Antarctic Waste Regulation, 45 CFR Part 671, requires all U.S. citizens and entities to obtain a permit for the use or release of a designated pollutant in Antarctica, and for the release of waste in Antarctica. NSF has received a permit application under this Regulation for
Designated pollutants that would be associated with the expedition are white gas for cooking, kitchen waste, solid waste, trash, batteries, and human waste (urine and human solid waste). All waste will be stored in plastic barrels and returned to Cape Town for disposal. If camping fuel is spilled, the contaminated snow and ice will be contained in waste barrels and brought to Cape Town for disposal.
The permit applicant: Mike Libecki, Salt Lake City, Utah, Permit application No. 2013 WM-004.