LETTER: Vessel Incidental Discharge Act


The Western Governors' Association sent a letter on Nov. 16, 2016, to Congressional and Armed Services Committee Leaders to express concerns regarding efforts in Congress to preempt state authorities to protect our waters from aquatic invasive species and water pollution. The letter focused on current versions of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act, and requested state consultation  before advancing statutory changes that would preempt state authorities. Read, download the Letter


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