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Great Lakes Commission: Advisor newsletter
(PDF) September/October 2003 (PDF) Point-Counterpoint: Should a permit be required for ballast water discharges? (PDF) Special Insert: Clearing the Air - Reducing Air Toxic Deposition in the Great Lakes ... of the Policy Statement on Ballast Water Management by the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species July/August 2001 (PDF) Point-Counterpoint: Bottling basin water: Is there cause for concern ...
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Great Lakes Commission Resolutions
Federal Legislation (U.S.) to Protect the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River from Ballast Water Discharges of Invasive Species October 3-5, 2006 in Duluth, Minnesota See a photo slide ... are underway, contact Commission Executive Director Tim Eder at teder@glc.org Ballast Water Management for Vessels Declaring No Ballast on Board Support for Allocation of Funds To Adequately Operate and Maintain ...
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Legislative Updates
Advocates, et alv. Environmental Protection Agency: EPA Must Regulate Ballast Water Discharges. This ruling compels EPA to regulate all ballast water discharges, whether they are in ocean ports or on the Great Lakes. (PDF 27KB) March 7, 2005 - Legislative Update covering the current status of the Ballast Water ...
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Great Lakes United - Invasive Species
Ballast Water Aquatic Nuisance Species in Ballast Water Discharges Issue Letter January 11, 2002 Marine Pollution Control Branch ATTN: Ballast Water ... ballast water discharges is the current lack of technical solutions to remove ANS from ballast water discharges” Page 9/2.ei. Ballast Water Management Methods: “A technical challenge facing any effort to set policy regarding ballast water ...
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Court Ruling Ends Unpermitted Ballast Water Discharge
Water Act," said Bell. "If EPA had used its Congressional mandate 30 years ago, this country would have been using the 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 ...
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National Invasive Species Information Center
Fox17 News. Michigan. Monday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service put chemicals into the water near the Croton Dam to kill sea lampreys which are dangerous to the health of ... under the federal Clean Water Act. The EPA was set to put the requirement in place for all vessels (including recreational) as the result of a lawsuit over ballast water discharges from large, ocean ...
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Vessel Discharge, Ballast Water Program - Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Sewage discharges from ships are currently regulated under federal rules. Of these discharges, ballast water by far is the greatest in volume. Why the Need for Control? Ballast water discharges ...
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EnviroZine - Features - Balancing Act: Ballast Water Treatment Technologies to Address Invasive Species Problem
The most commonly used of these processes to prevent invasive species is the mid-ocean exchange of ballast water. When a ship reaches the open sea, it discharges the ballast water taken in port and takes on sea water. Open sea water has higher salt concentrations ...
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Cruise Ship Water Discharges | Oceans, Coasts, & Estuaries | US EPA
Water Discharges | Oceans, Coasts, & Estuaries | US EPA Cruise Ship Water Discharges Contact Us | Print Version Search: EPA Home > Water > Wetlands, Oceans, & Watersheds > Oceans, Coasts, & Estuaries > Cruise Ship Water Discharges ...
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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-quality-based effluent limits for other types of discharges ...
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