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Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...change followed a debated preliminary report from a science advisory panel that found 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/2015-02-05/conservationists-concerned-cruise-ship-
State | AK legislature
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
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 air emissions drop; wastewater discharges mixed

...number of large ships that installed advanced wastewater treatment systems has increased, other ships are discharging...cruise lines are testing and implementing new wastewater treatment systems, he said. "There's always more to do and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082902/sta_cruise.shtml
News
DEC rules protect Alaska's waters

...do not require cruise ships to use the best wastewater treatment systems available. The fact is the rules require use...wastewater treatment technology," a class of wastewater treatment systems far superior to those used on other vessels...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052510/let_644270325.shtml
Opinion
Report says cruise ship pollution down

...Monday, DEC released a report assessing cruise ship and wastewater impacts in Alaska. It notes that advanced wastewater treatment systems installed on the cruise ships over the last two and a half years have "dramatically improved" the quality...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012904/sta_cruise.shtml
News
Small ships fear pollution controls

...large and small cruise ships to meet by January 2004. Most large cruise ships have either installed advanced wastewater treatment systems or stopped dumping within Alaska waters, according to a study by the Department of Environmental Conservation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030404/sta_pollute.shtml
News
Science advisory panel on cruise ship wastewater to meet

...Legislature in 2009 to provide balanced, unbiased technical expert assessment of commercial passenger vessel wastewater treatment systems, and to advise the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation on the effectiveness of systems currently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060910/reg_651026692.shtml
Alaska Digest

...a description of the "Large Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge General Permit," updates on advanced wastewater treatment systems and the department's monitoring and sampling program, among others. For more information on the meeting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060107/sta_20070601033.shtml
News
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
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