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Oregon Ballast Water Task Force Report on Ballast Water Management in Oregon
Center for Lakes and Reservoirs Publications and Presentations
  • Christina Simkanin, Portland State University
  • Mark Sytsma, Portland State University
Document Type
Technical Report
Publication Date
10-1-2006
Subjects
  • Ballast water -- Environmental apsects -- Oregon,
  • Ballast water -- Law and legislation -- Oregon,
  • Introduced aquatic organisms -- Oregon -- Control
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Abstract
This report provides information and analysis on the current ballast water regulations at international, federal, regional and state levels; ballast water discharge trends in Oregon; the shipping industry’s compliance with Oregon law; and current and emerging issues affecting Oregon’s ballast water legislation. The report also provides recommendations for strengthening Oregon’s management of shipping-related pathways of invasive species introduction.
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Prepared for the Oregon State Legislature

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/4790
Citation Information
Christina Simkanin and Mark Sytsma. "Oregon Ballast Water Task Force Report on Ballast Water Management in Oregon" (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_sytsma/19/