Performance Standards for the Discharge of Ballast Water for Vessels Operating in California Waters - Title 2, Division 3, Chapter 1, Article 4.7

Notice of Informal Comment Period - February 7 to March 24, 2017

Before initiating the formal rulemaking process, pursuant to the Government Code section 11346.45, the Commission invites you to participate in the Informal Comment Period to inform the development of amendments to the following regulations:

  • Article 4.7 - Performance Standards and Compliance Assessment Protocols for the Discharge of Ballast Water for Vessels Operating in California Waters

The Informal Comment Period starts February 7, 2017, and closes March 24, 2017. The comment period is being offered to ensure broad public participation in development of the proposed regulations. 

Please send your comments to CSLC.MEPDRegulations@slc.ca.gov by March 24, 2017. All comments will be considered; however, responses, either individually or collectively, will not be provided during the informal comment period. Formal rulemaking, including the formal public comment period, will subsequently occur in 2017.