Fednav v. Chester

ELR Citation: ELR 20219
No(s). 07-11116 (E.D. Mich. Aug 15, 2007)

A district court dismissed international shipping entities' lawsuit seeking to invalidate Michigan's Ballast Water Statute, which is aimed to prevent the introduction of aquatic nuisance species into the Great Lakes. The statute requires all oceangoing vessels to obtain permits from the state if the...