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Specialist: State ferries equipped with water treatment systems from the '70s

...have any federal no-discharge zones.Members of the Coast Guard's prevention team inspect the ferries' "marine sanitation devices" every three months, she said. The fast ferries get checked once a year.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-07
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EPA chief gets tour of cruise ship in Juneau

...the cubes to local Boy Scouts, who sell them to buy camping equipment. Day also showed Johnson the ship's marine sanitation device, which processes the wastewater on board so it is clean enough to be discharged into the ocean. Because the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081405/loc_20050814008.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...had only one regulatory hammer: The agency could issue citations to cruise lines if ships had malfunctioning Marine Sanitation Devices, which treat blackwater, or toilet waste. But if the devices were working, the numbers of fecal coliform...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012801/Loc_coastguard.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...not inspire confidence in voluntary promises, Brown said. She noted that the industry long claimed that its Marine Sanitation Devices were adequate for cleaning toilet waste before marine discharge, an assumption that was decisively undermined...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040801/Loc_cruisebill.shtml
USCG safety equipment regulations

...Backfire Flame Arrestor Sound Producing Devices/Bell Navigation Lights Pollution Placard MARPOL Trash Placards Marine Sanitation Device Navigation Rules State / Local Requirements * Overall Vessel Condition If the vessel has all the required items...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041406/loc_20060414062.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...suspended solids per liter. The standard, effective Jan. 1, 2003, is based upon the design specifications for marine sanitation devices used to treat on-board toilet waste, or blackwater. Tests done under a voluntary monitoring program in 2000...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042001/Loc_SeaChange.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...sufficiently analyze what's in the water and does not sample frequently enough. It's already clear that marine sanitation devices aren't operating properly or are simply overwhelmed by the volume of water that must be treated, he said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091000/Loc_Debate.shtml
Coast Guard cautious about new regulatory role

...had only one regulatory hammer: The agency could issue citations to cruise lines if ships had malfunctioning Marine Sanitation Devices, which treat blackwater, or toilet waste. But if the devices were working, the numbers of fecal coliform...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012801/Loc_coastguard.html
Local
Debate on ships is murky

...sufficiently analyze what's in the water and does not sample frequently enough. It's already clear that marine sanitation devices aren't operating properly or are simply overwhelmed by the volume of water that must be treated, he said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091000/Loc_Debate.html
Local
Capitol cruise summit

...blackwater, or toilet waste. Five regulatory actions by the Coast Guard are pending for ships with malfunctioning marine sanitation devices. Fecal coliform levels in unregulated graywater, which is collected from laundries, showers, sinks and galleys...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111200/Bre_cruisesummit.html
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