New rules seek to prevent Great Lakes invasive stowaways.

April 8, 2012
Nearly a quarter-century has passed since an oceangoing ship from Europe docked somewhere in the Great Lakes and discharged ballast water carrying zebra mussel larvae. Yet it was not until last month that the Coast Guard issued a rule requiring oceangoing freighters to install onboard filters.

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