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Jan 2008

Selected "In the News" items previously featured on NISIC for this month. See the In the News Archives to view previously posted items by year and month.

See our What's New section for current items of interest.

Ballast water discharge

Fighting Great Lakes Invaders at Sea: Ships Must Flash Tanks with Saltwater (Jan 18, 2007)
Detroit Free Press.
Under the rule, ships will be required to swish saltwater through their ballast tanks and pump it back into the ocean 200 nautical miles offshore. The proposed rule would make U.S. requirements consistent with existing Canadian regulations.

Seaway Regulations and Rules: Periodic Update, Various Categories (Dec 31, 2007)
Federal Register.

Zebra mussel

Zebra Mussels Detected in Lake Pueblo State Park (Jan 17, 2008)
Colorado Division of Wildlife.
Quagga and Zebra Mussels: Incident Description (Jan 16, 2008)
California Department of Fish and Game.
The shellfish found in Colorado and California are the first confirmed zebra mussels west of Oklahoma.

Wild Boar

Wild Boars at Center of Local Controversy (Jan 6, 2008)
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that captive boars at fenced hunting preserves are wildlife, a decision that could force the state Game Commission to regulate pay-to-hunt operations.

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