Large Cruise Ship General Permit
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Cruise Ship Program issued a Large Commercial Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge General Permit 2013DB0004 on August 29, 2014. On November 12th, 2014 the Division of Water completed an informal review of the General Permit and stayed the permit. The Division remanded the permit back to the Cruise Ship Program. Informal Review Response November 12th, 2014. On November 26, 2014 the Division responded to the request with an updated Fact Sheet. Remand Response November 26, 2014. An adjudicatory hearing request was granted by the Commissioner on May 15th, 2015. A Final Decision was made on December 17th, 2015.
Permit Documents and information
General Permit Fact Sheet
General Permit Response to Comments
Decision on Administrative Hearing (2015)
Draft Permit Presentation
2010 General Permit
2013 HB 80 Information
2009 Science Advisory Panel
For additional information and questions, please contact the cruise ship program.
Ships Authorized to Discharge