California Proposes Standards for Discharge of Ballast Water
The California State Lands Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action that would, if adopted, establish performance standards for the discharge of ballast water for vessels operating in California waters. The Proposed Regulations were released separately, along with the Initial Statement of Reasons. Comments on the proposal should be submitted by June 6. Review of the proposed performance standards causes one to despair for the art of the feasible.
Source: HK Law