DNR can regulate ballast, some say

Posted on December 5, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Some Wisconsin conservationists think they have found a secret weapon in the fight to slow the spread of invasive species in the Great Lakes: the law.

The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation is leading a coalition of about a dozen environmental organizations that claims the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has the authority under existing law to regulate ballast water discharges from oceangoing freighters.

Read the full story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. (From Laura B. on Great Lakes Region)


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