New Ballast Technology vs. Regulations

Wednesday September 11, 2013
4pm – 5pm
Moderator: Jared Teutsch, Water Policy Advocate, Alliance for the Great Lakes

J. Rudi Stickler, Professor and Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Susan Sylvester, Water Quality Bureau Director, Wisconsin Department of Environmental Quality
Allegra Cangelosi, President, Northwest-Midwest Institute
Craig Middlebrook, Deputy Administrator, U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

The Speakers on the panel will provide different perspectives on how water regulation and technology had created the current state of invasive species in the Great Lakes. This workshop will also enable participants to understand the regulatory challenges facing ballast water today while fully appreciating the current state of technology that is rising to the challenge of invaders.