Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The end result of all those buffets...

It's difficult to tell how they're going to be able to enforce this
ban on waste dumping from cruise ships, especially with the stories about "ghost piping" (when ships re-pipe their sewage outlets immediately before port, making it LOOK like they were following regs, when in fact they were discharging near shore). With the huge increase in number of cruise ships in the Salish Sea, it will be important for Washington and British Columbia to enforce these laws as well:

Ban on sewage dumping along California coast to get federal teeth


(Photo: Mahalie/Wikimedia Commons)

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