Recreational boats will be exempt
Recreational boats will be exempt from obtaining permits at all for incidental discharges of water.
This just in on the wre:
Good. I couldn't understand how the regulations for discharging ballast water would apply to my 17 foot pocket cruiser in the first place. But some uninformed activist judge somewhere thought it would. I'm glad to see there's still some small measure of common sense left in the world...
Originally Posted by northwestalska