Sitka is the fourth recipient of a statewide “Alaskan Clean Harbors” certificate. Along with Homer, Seward, and Haines, Sitka’s harbor system was recognized in October by the Alaska Clean Harbors Advisory Committee for meeting 88 best management practices.
The Alaska Clean Harbors checklist of best management practices – or BMPs – is like eating your broccoli in the boating world. They’re designed to prevent pollution, reduce waste, save costs – basically to encourage clean boating. And Sitka has won the equivalent of a clean plate award.
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