Ballast Water Briefing

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BPC BW Briefing June 7 – Background information on the topic & briefing

Ballast Water – June 7 Agenda

Briefing Slides –

Ballast Water & Invasive Species

USCG Ballast Water – LT Rebecca Deakin

Panel 1 – Science of Ballast Water Treatment

Panel 2 – State and Federal Ballast Water Regulations


Participant Biographies

Lieutenant Rebecca Deakin, US Coast Guard District 11

Andrew Cohen, Center for Research on Aquatic Bioinvasions

Bob Holt, GE Power & Water

Richard Muller, California Maritime Academy

Nick Welschmeyer, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Chris Scianni, State Lands Commission

Deborah Sivas, Stanford

Eugene Bromley, Environmental Protection Agency

Jay Ach, Port of San Francisco

Lisa Swanson, Matson Navigation Company

Steven Moore, State Water Resources Control Board

Moderators – Scott Warner, AMEC & Anne Whittington, Port of Oakland



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