Cruise Ship Wastewater Case Lands in Court

Deanna Garrison, KRBD – Ketchikan

The battle over state cruise ship wastewater standards has landed in court. A coalition of conservation groups filed a lawsuit last week challenging a state wastewater discharge permit for the cruise ship industry. The groups contend that the state has watered down the discharge requirements set by voters in 2006 and amended by the legislature last year.

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