Ballast Water Discharges

Ballast Water Discharges
Ballast water discharges -water taken at one port and discharged at another location- poses a serious danger for local environment.

Governments in first world countries have adopted strong regulations in an attempt to minimize its impact. Guatemala being a country with poor regulations and existing ones rarely enforced, the impact of this practice is clearly noticeable on the waters around the ports of Izabal.

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