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It's the Law

Discharge of Trash

It is illegal to dump refuse, garbage, or plastics into any state or federally controlled waters.

You must store trash in a container on board and place it in a proper receptacle after returning to shore.

If boating on federally controlled waters and your vessel is 26 feet or longer, you must display a Garbage Disposal Placard that is at least 4 x 9 inches and notifies passengers and crew about discharge restrictions.