Updates on regulations, statutes, stakeholder communications, technical advisory groups, & legislation:
This letter provides information about California’s ballast water log requirements.
The Commission approved the legislative report “2019 Biennial Report on the Marine Invasive Species Program” on February 11, 2019.
The Commission approved the legislative report “2018 Assessment of the Efficacy, Availability, and Environmental Impacts of Ballast Water Treatment Technologies for Use in California Waters” on December 4, 2018.
This letter provides information about the implementation of biofouling management requirements and a reminder about existing reporting requirements.
The Marine Invasive Species Program presented a webinar in October 2018 to provide an update on the implementation of California’s biofouling management regulations. The webinar specifically focuses on improving clarity for specific requirements that have...
The Delta Stewardship Council has posted the final report evaluating the feasibility of shore-based ballast water reception and treatment facilities in California.
Assistant Chief, Marine Environmental Protection
Nicole Dobroski | 916.574.0742
Ballast Water Performance Standards / Treatment Technologies
Jonathan Thompson | 916.574.2276
Biofouling and Ballast Water
Lina Ceballos Osuna | 916.574.1864
Raya Nedelcheva | 916.574.2568