• 2. Environmental Regulations

Environmental Regulations

Discharge and Dumping Prohibited

It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge or allow to be discharged, or store materials that may be discharged into or upon the waters of San Diego Bay, any pollutants such as but nor limited to: oil, bilge water, spirits, flammable liquid, crude petroleum, coal tar, refuse or residuary product of coal tar, petroleum, asphalt, bitumen, carbonacsous material, hazardous material as defined in Port Tariff Item No. 150, or any other substance that has the potential to adversely affect the environment.

Clean Truck Program

Beginning January 1, 2011, at 12:01 a.m., no access onto Port District property shall be permitted to a Drayage Truck that does not meet the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Drayage Truck Regulations (see Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations, Section 2027, as it may be amended), unless subject to an exception by law of by the Port Tariff.

Shore Power

The Shore Power Regulation is a California law administered by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).  Vessel operators (shipping lines) are responsible for complying with the regulation, which takes effect in 2014.  Beginning January 1, 2014, fleets calling at California ports must shut down their auxillary engines and plug into the electical grid at berth.

For more information on shore power please visit:  http://www.arb.ca.gov/ports/shorepower/shorepower.htm

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