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Vessel Discharge, Ballast Water Program - Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
The legislation, effective on July 1, 2008, specifies requirements related to ballast water management and ballast water ... Ballast Water Discharge General Permit Public Notice of Intent to Issue Ballast Water Discharge SDS General Permit (posted June 30, 2008) Proposed Ballast Water Discharge SDS General Permit Technical Fact Sheet for Ballast Water ...
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Ballast Water & Exotic Species
Ballast Water & Exotic Species Ballast Water & Exotic Species Every hour an average of more than 2 million gallons of ballast water, meaning 2 million gallons of foreign plankton, are released in U.S. waters . Ballast water ... release this ballast water into the new bay. Ballast stablizes ships in the water and is a necessary feature of commercial shipping. Ballast is primarily composed of water and ...
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Kinectrics - The Ever-Clear™ Filtration System for Ballast Water Treatment
While there is a wide range of potential technologies that can be considered for ballast water treatment, filtration forms a key ... ballast water to deliver a complete system solution. Potential Applications Primary filtration stage for ballast water treatment system Removal of algae, silt, and sediments Removal of zebra mussels from flowing water ...
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EnviroZine - Features - Balancing Act: Ballast Water Treatment Technologies to Address Invasive Species Problem
The Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations require ships entering waters under Canadian jurisdiction to: exchange their ballast water in open ocean; treat their ballast water; discharge their ballast water to a reception facility; retain their ballast water ...
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Court Ruling Ends Unpermitted Ballast Water Discharge
Clean Water Act to effectively control ship discharges for all that time." Ballast water discharges occur when a vessel is moved from one body of water to another and the water the ship ... natural ecosystem in the second body of water. The amount of ballast water discharged in U.S. waters exceeds 21 billion gallons each year. Carried in this water are plants, animals, bacteria, and pathogens ...
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Ballast water, wetlands, clean water among top Congressional priorities of the Great Lakes Commission
Ballast water, wetlands, clean water among top Congressional priorities of the Great Lakes Commission Home | 2008 Announcements Commission Announcements 2008 ... Contact: Tim Eder E-mail: teder@glc.org For immediate release Feb. 21, 2008 Ballast water, wetlands, clean water among top Congressional priorities of the Great Lakes Commission See www.glc.org/restore ...
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RGF Environmental Group - Air and Water Purification Systems
Lights combined with Advanced Oxidation PHI and self cleaning. Ideal for brine, wastewater, potable water, oils, ballast water. [Click Here For Details] BOS Bacteria/Odor Abatement System The BOS is ... Here For Details] Marine Systems and Products A line of bilge water filters, oil water separators, sewage treatment, reverse osmosis water makers, bilge, holding tank and cabin odor elimination pump- ...
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Spiny Water Flea in the Great Lakes Region
Overview | General Resources | Related Resources Select a species: Crustaceans: Cercopagis pengoi | Rusty Crayfish | Spiny Water Flea Fish: Common Carp | Goby | Ruffe | Sea Lamprey | White Perch Mollusks: Zebra Mussel Plants ... the animal was first found in Lake Huron in 1984--probably imported in the ballast water of a trans-oceanic freighter. Since then, populations have exploded and the animal can ...
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Water Headlines for June 16, 2008 | Water | US EPA
Coast Guard mandatory ballast water management and exchange standards, and have supplemental ballast water requirements. The VGP would provide technology-based and water ...
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UNEP/GRID-Arendal - Publications - In Dead Water - Exotic and Invasive Species Infestation - The New Pirates of the World's Oceans
Distribution of Marine LifeSlowing Down of Thermohaline Circulation and Continental Margin Dense-Water Exchange MechanismsMarine Pollution and Coastal DevelopmentImpact of Unsustainable Fishing Practices on Sea Bed ... but the worldwide movement of ships seems to be the largest single introduction vector (ballast water and ship fouling) (Ruiz et al. 1997, Gollasch 2006). Indeed, the patterns of ...
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