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Main Title Efficacy of Ballast Water Treatment Systems: A Report by the EPA Science Advisory Board.
Author J. L. Meyer
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Science Advisory Board.
Year Published 2011
Stock Number ADA550605
Additional Subjects Ballast ; Invasive species(Fauna) ; Water treatment ; Ecosystems ; Environmental impact ; Federal law ; Maritime industry ; Regulations ; Risk management ; Ships ; Technology assessment
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NTIS  ADA550605 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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Abstract This Advisory report responds to a request from EPA's Office of Water (OW) for EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB) to provide advice on technologies and systems to minimize the impacts of invasive species in vessel ballast water discharge. Vessel ballast water discharges are a major source of non-indigenous species introductions to marine, estuarine, and freshwater ecosystems of the United States. This assessment was conducted by the SAB s Ecological Processes and Effects Committee (EPEC) as augmented with additional Panel members having expertise in ballast water issues and water treatment (collectively referred to as the Panel).
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PUB Date Free Form 12 Jul 2011
Category Codes 57H; 47A
NTIS Prices PC A09
Document Type NT
Medium Final rept Jul 2010-Jul 2011
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Control Number 102302110
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