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Water resource policy

364 bytes added, 23:23, 2 July 2011
===Saltwater ===
Ballast water, fuel/oil leaks and trash originating from ships is a growing concern in terms of water pollution in addition to other concerns. Of special concern are:Sources may include.
* cruise ships
* tankers
* bulk cargo carriers
Ballast water may contain toxins, invasive plants, animals, viruses, and bacteria. ==== Jurisidictional problems ===== Overlapping jurisdictions may pass legislation which creates conflict of laws. For interest, recent changes in California law intended to reduce air quality problems from shipping has been interfered with by Federal legal changes intended to reduce the cost of shipping. <ref> www.santabarbaraindependent.com|July 2, 2011</ref>
==Structural constraints on policy makers ==


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