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EPA Settles With Mich., Enviros Over Ship Discharges

Law360 (March 8, 2011, 7:03 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached settlements Tuesday in the D.C. Circuit with several environmental groups and Michigan in a dispute over the agency's permits for ship ballast water discharge, which can introduce invasive species to U.S. waterways.

In November, the agency will propose a new permit for vessels that imposes numerical restrictions on the amount of organisms that can be present in a ship's ballast water, according to a joint motion for abeyance filed by the EPA and the plaintiffs in the U.S. Court of...
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