MOU on Cruise Ship Ops

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The Washington State Department of Ecology posted the revised Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that it entered into with the Northwest Cruise Ship Association and the Port of Seattle.  Among other things, the revised MOU provides that cruise ships calling in the Port of Seattle will not, in Washington waters, discharge treated sewage within a half-mile of shellfish beds identified by the Department. (HK Law).

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