Abandoned tugboat, the Standard No. 2, in Sevenmile Slough, Sacramento County. Read more about Removal and Disposal of Tug Standard No. 2 Sevenmile Slough

The Commission, pursuant to PRC § 6302.4(b), has issued a Request for Offers to remove and destroy the tugboat Standard No. 2. This work vessel has been abandoned for years in Sevenmile Slough, Sacramento County, and the Commission is now preparing to send the... Read MoreRead more about Removal and Disposal of Tug Standard No. 2 Sevenmile Slough

Valiant tugboat being removed from navigable waters. Read more about Valiant safely removed from the water at Mare Island

On January 12, the VALIANT, a 107 ton abandoned WWII-era steel tugboat, broke free from its mooring in Sevenmile Slough, Sacramento County, and drifted into the San Joaquin River navigation channel. The Commission, Sacramento and San Joaquin County Sheriff’s offices,... Read MoreRead more about Valiant safely removed from the water at Mare Island

Read more about Best Management Practices for Removal of Marine Debris

These Best Management Practices were developed in consultation with interested state and local agencies to meet the requirements of California Harbors and Navigation Code section 552. Their primary purpose is to limit environmental damage during the removal or... Read MoreRead more about Best Management Practices for Removal of Marine Debris