NWF Lawsuit Regarding Ship’s Ballast Water

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) sued on early November the State of New York Department of Environmental Conservation for failing to adequately protect state waters, including the Great Lakes, against aquatic invasive species from ballast water discharges. According to NWF such invaders have disrupted the ecosystem of New York waters from top to bottom and cause more than $200 million per year in damages and control costs across the Great Lakes.

2012.12.04 - NWF Lawsuit Regarding Ship's Ballast Water

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