>Still Swimming Upstream: Invasive Species Battle Anything But Over

>As Michigan again moves to act unilaterally, the waters become even muddier as the United States tries to put an end to the decade-long nightmare defined by invasive species introduced by ship’s ballast water. Is the end really in sight? Even as the U.S. Coast Guard moves agonizingly closer to finalizing a national ballast water treatment (BWT) standard, it is also becoming increasingly clear (no pun intended) that the new, proposed standard, if codified, will only constitute a small baby step towards solving the problem. Read more.