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New rules proposed for cruise ship waste

...must be highly treated on board - clear with no visible solids by the time it is released from the vessel. Wastewater treatment systems to treat sewage and graywater are required on each permitted vessel.The biggest difference in the DEC's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-16/new-rules-proposed-cruise-ship-waste
Local
My Turn: Science panel's work ends as DEC's continues

...cruise ships that are already using the best wastewater treatment systems available, to have their permits issued under...spent millions of dollars to upgradeto Advanced Wastewater Treatment Systems. A panel of experts had concluded AWTS are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-13/my-turn-science-panels-work-ends-decs
Opinion
Senate delays vote on wastewater bill

...for a science advisory panel, which, in a preliminary report last year, found that none of the advanced wastewater treatment systems on ships operating in Alaska waters could consistently meet water quality standards at the point of discharge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-14/senate-delays-vote-wastewater-bill
State
State water director talks cruise ships at Chamber

...in Alaska had advanced wastewater treatment systems," Hale said. "In order...from these (advanced wastewater treatment) systems is a clear liquid...have to use the advanced wastewater treatment systems. We'll allow mixing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-09/state-water-director-talks-cruise-ships
State | Local
Cruise ship wastewater panel meets in Juneau

...engineer.? Juha Kiukas, managing director for a firm specializing in Marine Environmental Consulting to wastewater treatment system suppliers and cargo, ferries, and cruise ships operators.? Lincoln Loehr, environmental compliance analyst for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-25/cruise-ship-wastewater-panel-meets-june
State
Gov. Parnell's plan would change cruise wastewater rules

...issues. That panel concluded that advance wastewater treatment systems required in 2004 were "state of the art...November, found that none of the advanced wastewater treatment systems on ships operating in Alaska waters could consistently...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-24/gov-parnells-plan-would-change-cruise-w
State
Cruise ship wastewater standards testimony heard

...standards can be met with the wastewater treatment systems already on board Alaska-bound...effectiveness of current onboard wastewater treatment systems, the effectiveness and...technology."The advanced wastewater treatment systems, the ones incorporated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-28/cruise-ship-wastewater-standards-testim
State
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation

...government set up new cruise ship wastewater standards.The cruise industry invested $200 million in advanced wastewater treatment systems in the early 2000s, Binkley said."A significant investment," Binkley called it. And it says something...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-08/public-input-builds-wastewaster-legisla
State
Measure takes trash to task

...Northwest Cruiseship Association. Advanced wastewater treatment systems on board many ships operating in Alaska make...said. According to Cohen, cruise ships' wastewater treatment systems are not designed to do anything other than...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081706/loc_20060817006.shtml
News
My turn: Puff goes the magic on Measure 2

...and purchased on board. Are you kidding? Currently, all cruise lines and their 27 ships operate advanced wastewater treatment systems that meet and exceed standards set by the state of Alaska. Samples from these systems are tested both onboard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082006/opi_20060820017.shtml
Opinion

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