We strongly encourage everyone to follow the guidance on general health and safety best practices from the California Department of Public Health.
Fiscal Recovery Funds
In May 2021, Governor Newsom announced a one-time $250 million allocation from Federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) funding to California’s ports to mitigate the negative economic impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit Covid-19 Fiscal Recovery Funds for details, application documents, and deadlines.
Marine Invasive Species Updates
This letter provides information on adjustments to the Commission’s vessel inspections in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Platform Holly Updates
Plug and abandonment operations have resumed on Platform Holly after a 528-day hiatus under the Commission and ExxonMobil pandemic protocols. There is no assurance that we will not shut down again should there be a resurgence of the pandemic, or we determine that we cannot ensure worker safety.