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Large Commercial Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge

General Permit 2010

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), Commercial Passenger Vessel Environmental Compliance Program originally issued a Large Commercial Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge General Permit on April 22, 2010. On March 18, 2013 the ADEC Commercial Passenger Environmental Compliance Program extended the expiration date of the permit to December 15, 2015. Except for minor technical changes made to the 2010 General Permit in order to administratively extend the permit as provided for by the recent statutory amendment, all other terms and conditions of the permit remain in effect. The permit is posted below.

DOC PDF Documents
  (PDF) Notice of Administrative Extension (PDF)
  (PDF) General Permit (PDF)
  (PDF) Information Sheet (PDF)
  (PDF) Press Release (PDF)
DOC PDF Required Forms
(DOC) (PDF) Notice of Intent to Discharge (NOI) (DOC)
(DOC) (PDF) Notice of Termination (NOT) (DOC)
(DOC) (PDF) Noncompliance Notification Form (DOC)
(DOC) (PDF) Accidental Discharge/Spill Notification Form (DOC)
XLS PDF Data Used to Determine Technology based Limits
(XLS) (PDF) 2004 to 2009 Results for Ammonia, Copper, Nickel, and Zinc by Treatment System (XLS)

Additional Mixing Zone Information

For more information contact the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Water, Cruise Ship Environmental Compliance Program, (907)465-5300, 410 Willoughby Avenue, Suite 303, P.O. Box 111800, Juneau, Alaska 99811-1800 or via email to