Council wants to zap aquatic tanker s...

Council wants to zap aquatic tanker stowaways

There are 2 comments on the Anchorage Daily News story from Dec 30, 2009, titled Council wants to zap aquatic tanker stowaways. In it, Anchorage Daily News reports that:

An oil industry watchdog group is pushing for construction of a special treatment plant to kill invasive species in ballast water carried aboard oil tankers calling on Valdez to load North Slope crude.

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Don Mitchel

Rochester, NY

#1 Jan 11, 2010
Maybe a federal policy like the one rejected by the US Senate in 2008 because it was not fast enough for Senator Boxers state rights, would work. Industry has won as usual with a weak policy purposed by the commander and chiefs Coast Guard, and a myriad of conflicting state regulation impossible to enforce, without an infrastructure interested or capable of insuring compliance. Even the presidential infinitives program for oceans seems to want to try and zone these problems associated with pollution from ocean use. Unfortunately this is more of the same policy of solution being the solution to pollution.
Don Mitchel

Rochester, NY

#2 Jan 11, 2010
correction: dilution being the solution to pollution

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