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Kinectrics - The Ever-Clear™ Filtration System for Ballast Water Treatment
The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships Ballast Water & Sediments was adopted by consensus among International Marine Organization (IMO) ... 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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ECO-PROS Invasive Non-Native Species
Many non-native species have been transported in the ballast water of ships and then are released into the waters in ports of call. Many more non-native ... hitchhiked a ride in a plane wheel, a cargo container, in agricultural products, or in ships' ballast water? Those who originally gained the monetary benefits from the invasives pay virtually none of the ...
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july_december2003_articles
Floating guardian assays Lake Ontario's health 9/25 - Carniverous alien fish found in Wisconsin 9/24 - Bill would ban foreign ships' ballast water ... water from Green Bay 9/04 - Good perch stock found in Lake St. Clair 9/03 - Underwater forest in peril from zebra mussels 9/03 - EPA won't regulate ships' ballast water ...
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Non-Indigenous Species
Others have been accidentally introduced from ships' ballast water, in packing materials and soils, or as hitchhikers on other plants and animals. ... have seen or are familiar with are: imported fire ants, kudzu, water hyacinth, hydrilla, boll weevil, cogongrass, Eurasian water milfoil, nutria, honeysuckle, tilapia and the zebra mussel. Others like ...
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Ballast Water & Exotic Species
Source: James T. Carlton, Professor of Marine Sciences at Williams College, Understanding Marine Biodiversity,1995 What are invasive species? The species carried in ballast water ...
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container ships
Container Ships Home page / Ballast water & Invasive species Narragansett Bay Project Proposal / Chesapeake Bay / San Francisco Bay The economic need for container ships The environmental implications of containerships The Economic Need for Container Ships ...
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EnviroZine - Features - Balancing Act: Ballast Water Treatment Technologies to Address Invasive Species Problem
United Nations as one of the four greatest threats to the world's oceans. Canada's Ballast Water Management Approach ... of ballast water (approximately 10 Olympic-size swimming pools) that may contain several hundred different aquatic species. The introduction of invasive marine species into new environments by ships' ballast water ...
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Court Ruling Ends Unpermitted Ballast Water Discharge
Clean Water Act. The district court concluded that the EPA had exceeded its authority under the Clean Water Act in exempting these ballast water discharges ... ballast water discharges from large oceangoing cargo ships, and gives the EPA broad flexibility and discretion with respect to discharges from other types of boats. In order to further clarify that the Clean 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 ... varies spatially and temporally, 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). ...
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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 ...
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