Marine Invasive Species Program Agencies In collaboration with the Commission, the following entities implement and support the Marine Invasive Species Program. California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Office of Spill Prevention and Response (Monitoring Program)...
The Marine Invasive Species Program reports to the California Legislature on a variety of program activities. The reports are listed below. Staff also give presentations on invasive species and reducing the risk of shipping-mediated nonindigenous species...
This is a collection of questions that have been asked about the implementation of new ballast water discharge performance standards regulations in California.
Information Sheets General Information (March 2021) Ballast Water Management (January 2022) Biofouling Management (January 2022) Ballast Water Discharge Performance Standards (July 2021) FAQs: Ballast Water Discharge Performance Standards (February 2022) Reporting...
Annual letter to shipping agents and interested parties to provide information about new regulations and reminders about reporting requirements.
The Commission has adopted regulatory amendments that will implement the federal ballast water discharge standards for vessels arriving at California ports, among other provisions. These changes will become effective on January 1, 2022.
On October 14, 2021, the Office of Administrative Law approved the Commission’s Article 4.7 Rulemaking package and filed the regulations with the Secretary of State. These regulations will take effect on January 1, 2022.
This is the tenth biennial report to the California Legislature, and it summarizes California Marine Invasive Species Program activities from January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2019.
Effective January 1, 2021, the Marine Invasive Species Program Annual Vessel Reporting Form (AVRF) is required to be submitted through the web-based platform, MISP.IO.
On December 15th, the MISP presented a webinar focused on the recently approved amendment to California’s biofouling regulations. These recent amendments require the Marine Invasive Species Program Annual Vessel Reporting Form (AVRF) to be submitted via the Commission’s web-based user interface, MISP.IO beginning on January 1, 2021. During the webinar, Commission staff demonstrated how to complete and submit an AVRF through MISP.IO.