"Rollback Of Cruiseship Wastewater Rules Approved By Alaska Senate"

"JUNEAU, Alaska — --The Alaska Senate on Tuesday approved a Parnell administration measure to roll back cruise ship wastewater standards that were approved by voters in 2006. The vote was 14-6."

The legislation, already passed by the House, is the first bill to clear both the House and Senate in the 2013 legislative session that began just over a month ago.

All Senate Republicans voted for the measure, along with Democrat Lyman Hoffman."

Lisa Dember reports for the Anchorage Daily News February 20, 2013.

Source: Anchorage Daily News, 02/20/2013