• Reintroduced Legislation Would Expand Clean Water Act Regulation of Cruise Vessels
  • November 4, 2009
  • Law Firm: Hunton & Williams LLP - Richmond Office
  • Legislation that would amend the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.) to establish new standards and prohibitions for discharges from cruise vessels was introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives on October 21, 2009, by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA). The bills would require EPA to establish effluent limits for sewage, graywater and bilge water discharges from cruise vessels based on best available technology.