Undercurrents: beneath the obvious

December 21, 2006

Michigan ballast water law takes maiden voyage; has legal implications for other states

Filed under: Ballast,Great Lakes News,Michigan — nemo @ 1:09 pm

Business North (upper Minnesota and Wisconsin) Online reports:

On January 1, Michigan Senate Bill 332 goes into effect.

The Michigan bill mandates that all ships with ballast tanks that have floated on salt water and then expect to use Michigan ports must either keep their ballast onboard or use a state-approved method to treat the aquatic life in outgoing water.

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