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Vote On Cruise Ship Waste Bill Delayed

By | February 13, 2013 - 5:46 pm

A vote on a controversial bill involving cruise ship waste has been put off until next week.

The legislation would strike provisions of a citizen’s initiative requiring cruise ships to meet clean water standards at the point of discharge by the 2016 season, instead of allowing them to release their waste into mixing zones. The bill was introduced by the governor’s office, and it easily passed in the House last week.

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