Ocean-Going Vessels - Fuel Rule
This page last reviewed July 2, 2012
information regarding a State of California
regulation that requires the use of cleaner marine distillate fuels in
ocean-going vessels that visit California
seaports. The California Air Resources
Board adopted the regulation, “Fuel Sulfur and Other Operation
Ocean-Going Vessels within California Waters and 24 Nautical Miles of
California Baseline” on July 24, 2008.
This regulation is designed reduce particulate matter, oxides of
nitrogen, and sulfur oxide emissions from ocean-going vessels;
are necessary to improve air quality and public health in California.
This webpage is maintained to provide a single site to obtain
information on regulatory notices and advisories, information on the
status and rule-making, public workshops and meetings, and other