Zebra Mussels (Credit: Flickr/yamanube)

House OKs Plan To Kill Invaders In Ship Ballast

Despite opposition from environmentalists, the U.S. House is moving ahead with legislation proposing a national standard for cleansing ballast water from foreign ships.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

Freighter Fined After Running Aground

The Coast Guard has fined a freighter $5,000 for not promptly reporting that it ran aground.