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Fact Sheet: Ballast Water and Aquatic Invasive Speciesballast Water and Aquatic Invasive Species

EPA Number: 842F05001g
Date of Publication:October, 2005
Pages:2
AudienceAdult Public, concerned citizens, Health Care Providers, Regulated Community, Scientific Community, State and local government

Available from:
WEBhttp://www.epa.gov/owow/invasive_species/ballastwaterFINAL.pdf
Fact-Sheet shows how ballast water is a major source introducing invasive species into aquatic ecosystems and their economic, environmental and human health impacts. More...

Keywords:
Surface Water/Watersheds
Water Quality Information
Water Quality Protection
Water Pollution/Pollutants
Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)
Ballast Water
Discharges
Invasive Species
Ships
Non-native Species
Zebra Mussels


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