Litter Laws

Ohio’s Litter Laws

Littering Prohibited No operator or occupants shall discard litter improperly from any vessel, regardless of intent. No operator shall allow litter to be discarded. Refuse Disposal Prohibited No perso...

Alaska’s Litter Laws and Marine Environment

Litter Laws It is illegal to litter on either Alaska’s state waters or federal waters. In the event of accidental waste discharge, contact the Coast Guard’s Department of Environmental Conservatio...

Protecting the Marine Environment

Boating and the Environment Responsible boaters understand that every time they place a boat in the water, they risk polluting the marine environment. Keep the waters clean by following both the feder...

Oregon’s Marine Environment

Oregon’s Litter Laws for Boaters In Oregon, human waste, as well as kitchen, bath and laundry wastes (often considered gray water) are all considered ‘sewage’. The discharge of any sewage (t...

Boating Litter Laws and Waste Disposal in Kentucky

Litter Laws in Kentucky It is illegal to discharge raw sewage into any public waters. All boats that are equipped with a marine toilet must also be equipped with a Type I, II or III Marine Sanitation ...

Texas’ Muffler Requirements and Litter Laws

Texas’ Muffler and Noise Level Laws Motorized boats in Texas are required to have a factory-type muffler or an exhaust water manifold installed on the engine. Texas’ Waste Disposal Laws In Texas, ...

Tennessee’s Muffler Requirements and Litter Laws

Tennessee’s Muffler and Noise Level Laws In Tennessee, the engines of all motorized boats must have an effective muffling system. Additionally: The use of cut-outs is illegal. Manufacturers may ...

Nevada’s Muffler Requirements and Litter Laws

Noise Level and Muffler Requirements in Nevada The exhaust of every internal combustion engine used on a motorized boat must be effectively muffled by equipment designed to muffle or suppress the nois...