Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

EPA Sets New Requirements for Ballast Water Dumped By Ships

"TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued new requirements Thursday for cleansing ballast water dumped from ships, which scientists believe has provided a pathway to U.S. waters for invasive species that damage ecosystems and cost the economy billions of dollars."

Source: AP, 03/29/2013


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