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§ 2284. Ballast Water Management Requirements.

2 CA ADC § 2284Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 2. Administration
Division 3. State Property Operations
Chapter 1. State Lands Commission (Refs & Annos)
Article 4.6. Ballast Water Regulations for Vessels Arriving at California Ports or Places After Departing from Ports or Places Within the Pacific Coast Region
2 CCR § 2284
§ 2284. Ballast Water Management Requirements.
(a) The master, operator, or person in charge of a vessel that arrives at a California port or place from another port or place within the Pacific Coast Region shall employ at least one of the following ballast water management practices:
(1) Exchange the vessel's ballast water in near-coastal waters, before entering the waters of the state, if that ballast water has been taken on in a port or place within the Pacific Coast region.
(2) Retain all ballast water on board the vessel.
(3) Use an alternative, environmentally sound method of ballast water management that, before the vessel begins the voyage, has been approved by the commission or the United States Coast Guard as being at least as effective as exchange, using mid-ocean waters, in removing or killing nonindigenous species.
(4) Discharge the ballast water to a reception facility approved by the commission.
(5) Under extraordinary circumstances where compliance with subsections (a)(1) through (a)(4) of this section is not practicable, perform a ballast water exchange within an area agreed to by the commission in consultation with the United States Coast Guard at or before the time of the request.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 71201.7 and 71204.5, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 71200, 71204 and 71204.5, Public Resources Code.
History
1. New section filed 9-23-2005; operative 3-22-2006 (Register 2005, No. 38).
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 2, § 2284, 2 CA ADC § 2284
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