Marine Environment

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...

Respecting the Marine Environment in Canada

Marine Environment and Environmental Responsibility It is illegal to pollute Canadian waterways. Always use caution when refueling and be sure not to spill excess fuel into the water. When operating y...